23 October 2019 16:40
The video will start in 8 Cancel Get the biggest Daily News stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribing See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Liverpool travel to Genk on Wednesday night as they try to wrestle control of the their Champions League group. The European champions got back to winning ways against RB Salzburg in their last Group E game after losing 2-0 to Napoli in their group opener. And they will be expecting to come away from Belgium with the three points despite their poor recent away record in the competition. Away from Anfield the Reds have lost five of their last seven games in the competition excluding last year's final in Madrid. (Image: Julian Hamilton/Daily Mirror) And Genk will certainly be no pushovers after they held Napoli to a draw in their last home game.
Jurgen Klopp will no doubt field his strongest possible team for the game but has a couple of injury issues to worry about. Mohamed Salah is back in training and could return after missing the 1-1 draw at Manchester United at the weekend. The Egyptian was still suffering the effects of a nasty tackle from Hamza Choudhury in the win over Leicester before the international break. (Image: Action Images via Reuters) Elsewhere, Trent Alexander-Arnold did not travel because of illness while Joel Matip also remained at home with a sore knee. As a result Klopp will have to shuffle his backline somewhat with Joe Gomez possibly playing right-back and Dejan Lovren coming in at centre-half. Andy Robertson and Virgil van Dijk will make up the rest of the four with the fit again Alisson in goal. Klopp was full of praise for Naby Keita after the Manchester United draw and he could come into the midfield alongside Fabinho and James Milner. Jordan Henderson and Georginio Wijnaldum will likely rested with the Premier League clash against Tottenham in mind. The front three should be reunited once again with Salah joining Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane in attack. Xherdan Shaqiri remains absent as he undergoes treatment in Switzerland on a calf injury that he picked up in training last month. Liverpool expected 4-3-3 lineup vs Genk: Alisson; Gomez, Lovren, Van Dijk, Robertson; Keita, Fabinho, Milner; Salah, Firmino, Mane