Ian Doyle – "High time to turn"

Liverpool did not have the best results on the road in the last group stage of the Champions League.

In fact, they have lost their last four games.

However, it is still high time for Jürgen Klopp to turn his resources around partly by coincidence, partly by design.

The defense must be revised with Trent Alexander-Arnold and Joel Matip. Then come in, Dejan Lovren as center-back and Joe Gomez as right-back.

In midfield it will be interesting and Alexander-Arnold's absence means a change to 4-2-3-1.

Fabinho can stay on the grid and can be joined by James Milner in the middle.

Naby Keita has a chance in an advanced role behind Roberto Firmino, while Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah are the big men.

My Team (4-2-3-1): Alisson; Gomez, Van Dijk, Lovren, Robertson; Fabinho, Milner; Salah, Keita, mane; Firmino.

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Paul Gorst – "Rest Fabinho and Henderson"

So it looks like Jürgen Klopp needs to readjust for this one. No, Trent Alexander-Arnold thanks you for a virus, but Alisson Becker stays between the posts behind Joe Gomez, Dejan Lovren, Virgil van Dijk and Andy Robertson.

Joel Matip also trained on Tuesday, so I decided to play it safe and keep Lovren in front of him. The Croat has beaten well at the beginning of the month against Leicester, so he should not have much trouble adjusting back to the Champions League.

Naby Keita has the chance to build a decent cameo in Manchester United's third midfield with James Milner and Gini Wijnaldum on Sunday. I've decided to keep an eye on Fabinho and captain Jordan Henderson on Sunday with Tottenham.

He leaves my first three places and I remember Mohamed Salah starting with Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino.

My Team (4-3-3) Alisson; Gomez, Lovren, Van Dijk, Robertson; Milner, Wijnaldum, Keita; Salah, mane, Firmino.

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Theo Squires – "A man has to start"

Having made only minimal changes so far this season, I expect Jürgen Klopp to play a very different side against Genk than against Manchester United. And not only because Trent Alexander-Arnold and Joel Matip are missing.

The defense is canceled due to the absence of the duo, as Joe Gomez on the right and Dejan Lovren came on in central defense alongside Virgil van Dijk.

James Milner replaces Jordan Henderson in midfield and takes the lead. He has not even come to Old Trafford as a substitute, so he can not begin with that.

Birthday boy Fabinho retains his place, his calm may come next week against Arsenal in the League Cup, so it's between Naby Keita and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain for the last berth in the engine room, with the former getting the nod.

In the meantime, Mohamed Salah was back in training yesterday and takes his place back. But instead of restoring the traditional top 3, a tired Roberto Firmino can drop out with Divock Origi leading the line against his former club.

Liverpool of XI (4-3-3): Alisson; Gomez, Lovren, Van Dijk, Robertson; Fabinho, Keita, Milner; Salah, Origi, mane



Adam Lallana celebrates his match in the match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford
Adam Lallana celebrates his match in the match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford

Sean Bradbury – "Adam Lallana Begins"

This is a tricky selection for a team that puts Man United to the test and Spurs is on the horizon.

There is also the question of which Genk will emerge – the one who managed to keep Napoli at home in a 0-0 draw, or the side that struggled with the sword in a 6-2 away win against Salzburg?

Alisson remains in goal when he returns to action after returning from injury.

The absence makes the backline as good as perfect: Joe Gomez on the right, next to him Dejan Lovren, Virgil van Dijk and Andy Robertson.

I have Jordan Henderson in midfield to give Fabinho a breather.

Naby Keita and Adam Lallana both start in the middle of the three to break Genk without the advancement of Trent Alexander-Arnold.

Roberto Firmino looked a bit leggy against United and is recovering.

So it looks a bit different up front: Mohamed Salah on the right, Divock Origi on the left and Sadio Mane on the middle.

Firmino, Fabinho and James Milner are on the bench in case things need to get back to normal.

My team (4-3-3): Alisson; Gomez, Lovren, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Lallana, Keita; Salah, mane, origi.

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Caoimhe O & Neill – "Salah of the Bank"

Nothing but a win is good enough for Liverpool tonight to take command of Group E with victory at Genk.

Alisson wins jersey No. 1 as the goalkeeper welcomes his return to the Champions League.

While Trent Alexander-Arnold and Joel Matip from Merseyside watch out, Joe Gomez comes into play as right-back and Dejan Lovren plays in the defense with Virgil van Dijk. Meanwhile, the Scot Andy Robertson is a support in the left defender.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Naby Keita provided the necessary impetus in Old Trafford and will do so from the start in Belgium.
Jordan Henderson and Gini Wijnaldum have to retire when Fabinho joins the midfield duo.

Divock Origi rightfully receives start orders against his former club. The Belgian international had a solid run-out on Sunday and will not wait to compete against the team for which his father played 103 games.

Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino will participate with Origi in the tripartite attack by Jürgen Klopp. Mohamed Salah will be seen from the bench as the Egyptian tries to optimize his shooting for Tottenham's pivotal visit to Anfield this weekend.

My team (4-1-2-3) Alisson; Gomez, Van Dijk, Lovren, Robertson; Fabinho, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Keita; Origi, Firmino, mane.

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