Liverpool line-up vs Chelsea: Fabinho starts as Klopp rings the changes

LFC Globe
26th September 2018

Jurgen Klopp has made eight changes for tonight's clash with , as makes his first start in a Reds shirt.

The Liverpool boss will hope his players can continue their winning run and carry on the momentum at the start of the season.

With Saturday's reverse fixture to come in the league on Saturday, Klopp has made wholesale changes to the side that beat on Saturday.

, ac confirmed by Klopp ahead of the game, starts in goal for the first time in eight months whilst is on the bench whilst Alisson is rested.

, Joel Matip, and start inthe rest of defence, with three of those making their first starts this season.

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Fabinho will be the Reds' defensive midfielder, partnered with and Naby Keita, who has seen his minutes reduced in the past few weeks.

joins Sadio Mane and up front as and are given a night off on the bench.

, , and make up the rest of the bench.

Liverpool: Mignolet; Clyne, Matip, Lovren, Moreno; Fabinho, Milner, Keita; Shaqiri, Mane, Sturridge.

Substitutes: Grabara, Gomez, Henderson, Jones, Salah, Firmino, Solanke.

Chelsea: Caballero, Azpilicueta, Christensen, Cahill, Emerson, Fabregas, Kovacic, Barkley, Moses, Morata, Willian.

Substitutes: Bulka, Luiz, Zappacosta, Kante, Jorginho, Hazard, Hudson-Odoi.

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