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Line-up: Salah and Firmino start despite five changes for Liverpool vs Stoke City

Shai Khullar
28th April 2018
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Liverpool are set to make five changes for this lunch-time's clash with at Anfield.

, , , and will all miss Stoke's visit on Saturday.

With Liverpool's second-leg clash against coming up on Wednesday, has rested some of his key players. Oxlade-Chamberlain (ruled out for the season) and Mané (minor) are both out due to injury.

Meanwhile, Liverpool are set to move to a back three against Stoke, with and Ragnar Klavan returning to the starting eleven to partner .

and will provide the width for the Reds, with and picked in midfield ahead of Milner, with one eye on Wednesday's second leg vs .

The alternative for Klopp would be to field his usual 4-3-3 formation with Alexander-Arnold moving into central midfield, although that remains an unlikely option.

, who will be looking for his 32nd Premier League goal of the season, retains his place in the front-three alongside . The duo will be joined by , with deemed not fit enough.

Liverpool will be hoping to secure all three points against the Potters, with eight points behind in the table with a game in hand and yet to play the Reds at Stamford Bridge.

More: LFC vs Stoke - LIVE

Liverpool XI: Karius; Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Klavan, Moreno; Wijnaldum, Henderson; Salah, Firmino, Ings.

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