Liverpool vs Red Star Belgrade - Team News and Predicted Line-Up

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24th October 2018
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Sadio Mane could start in attack for Liverpool against , having returned to full training after breaking his thumb.

The Senegalese is set to start alongside and in attack as the Reds look to return to winning ways in the .

Naby Keita and captain are both ruled out with respective hamstring injuries, whilst Jurgen Klopp confirmed the skipper will also be missing this weekend against .

is likely to start at right-back, having missed out against Man City and in favour of , who shifted to the right side of defence to accommodate for .

Gomez could return to the centre of defence against the Serbian side on Wednesday night, although Klopp may choose to stick with Dejan Lovren alongside .

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could start at the base of midfield after a promising cameo performance against The Terriers, having made just one start in a Reds shirt so far.

and were both ruled fit by Klopp and will be hoping to start, although 's impressive performance at the weekend could see him retain his place.

Firmino is expected to return to the starting eleven in place of , whilst Mane could replace , with Salah partnering the duo.

For Red Star, left-back Milan Rodic and midfielder Jonathan Cafu are both ruled out, whilst centre-back Vujadin Savic is a doubt.

Arguably Red Star's most important player, Marko Marin, also misses out, having failed to recover from an injury picked up this weekend.

Predicted Liverpool XI to face Red Star: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Lovren, Van Dijk, Robertson, Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Milner, Salah, Firmino, Mane.

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