LIVE: RB Leipzig vs Liverpool – Jurgen Klopp picks same team that finished defeat at Leicester as his floundering Reds face season-defining Champions League last-16 tie against German high-flyers
- RB Leipzig starting XI: Gulacsi, Mukiele, Klostermann, Upamecano, Angelino, Sabitzer, Haidara, Kampl, Nkunku, Olmo, Adams
- Liverpool starting XI: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Kabak, Henderson, Robertson, Jones, Wijnaldum, Thiago, Salah, Firmino, Mane
- Liverpool are playing the away leg against RB Leipzig in Puskas Arena, Budapest
- Fabinho is a doubt and new defender Ozan Kabak is expected to start at the back
- Jurgen Klopp’s side have been on an abject run of form in the Premier League
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Liverpool now have all their eggs in the Champions League basket this season given their abject Premier League form.
RB Leipzig will offer a stern examination in a game played at the Puskas Arena due to Covid-19 protocols refusing the Reds entry into Germany.
Jurgen Klopp is hoping the Champions League can offer some respite for his team, who understand the importance the competition now holds for them this term.
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