Liverpool will be hosting Salzburg at Anfield as they look to register their first win in the Champions League this season.
Jurgenn Klopp’s men were on the receiving end of a 2-0 loss to Napoli away from home. Meanwile, Salzburg started off their Champion League campaign with a 6-2 thumping off Genk.
Date- Thursday, October 3
Time- 12:30 AM (IST)
Liverpool Team News
The current title holders of Europe might have started on an uncharacteristic manner against Napoli, but it’s their home form in this competition which has played a major part in their success.
Liverpool has been undefeated in 22 consecutive home games in the Champions League at Anfield.
Jurgen Klopp’s men are in red hot form in the ongoing domestic season with seven wins off seven league games.
First-choice goalkeeper, Alisson Becker is on his way to recovery in the team sheet, but he’s likely to miss the game against Salzburg.
Xherdan Shaqiri, Nathan Clyne, and Joel Matip are all doubtful to start in the upcoming fixture as well.
Red Bull Salzburg Team News
Salzburg is currently dominating the Austrian League with them being on top of the points table with eight wins and a draw in nine games.
Alaxander Walke, Marin Pongracic and Atoine Bernede will be on the sidelines due to injury.
Hwaang Hee-Chan was one of the star performers in the game against Genk and will once again be seen playing forward.
Salzburg is likely to play the same team which featured against Genk.
Liverpool- Adrian; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Oxlade-Chamberlain, Fabinho, Milner; Salah, Firmino, Mane
Red Bull Salzburg- Stankovic; Kristensen, Ramalho, Wober, Ulmer; Szoboszlai, Junuzovic, Mwepu, Minamino; Hwang, Koita
Salzburg is undefeated in 15 Champions League so far.
Liverpool is undefeated in 22 consecutive home fixtures in the Champions League.
Erling Haaland scored a hat-trick in their first game in Europe this season against Genk, whie Hwang Hee Chan contributed with two assists and a goal in the same game.
For Liverpool, Robert Firmino has been in top-notch form with three goals and three assists.
Sadio Mane and Mohammed Salah have been extremely relevant in the forward line too, with the former scoring four and assisting one while Salah has scored four and assisted three.
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LIV vs SAL Today Match Prediction | Fantasy Team
Adrian; A Robertson, V v Dijk, A Ramalho, A Ulmer; J Henderson, T Minamino, E Mwepu, M Salah, S Mane, H Hee-Chan, R Firmino