KXIP vs KKR Live Score

Klopp was asked for thoughts on this, which is exactly what you want to speak about the day before a Champions League game and after a four hour flight. Klopp's team were leading 2-0 until conceding a haphazard goal to Shinji Okazaki, and needed Simon Mignolet to save Jamie Vardy's penalty to earn all three points.

After the goal Spartak began playing with a real air of confidence about them, stroking the ball across the midfield and asking questions of the Reds' fragile defence.

Overall, some 1,145 United Kingdom fans are expected to come to Moscow to watch Champions league matches.

The 23-cap Netherlands worldwide scored both goals for Spartak in a 2-0 Russian Cup fifth-round victory over Kuban Krasnodar last Wednesday, but sustained a calf problem later in the same game. If he starts as a central midfielder it will say much about Klopp's intentions for the game.

Nathaniel Clyne and Adam Lallana are both still out.

Sadio Mané is back in contention, Mohamed Salah is in top form and Philippe Coutinho is starting to click into gear after his spell out of the side, so who could line up for Liverpool against Spartak? Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain could also get a rare start out wide.

English fans know that Klavan can be a defensive liability, but will Spartak have studied the Kop enough to get the most out of their defensive limitations?

This will cause problems for them not only in the league, but if they reach the latter stages of either European competition too. They have stronger squads to pick from.

Playing a four across the centre of the park away in Russian Federation might not be the worst idea, given Liverpool's midfield has a tendency to not protect the defence as well as it might do.

Spartak drew with Maribor 1-1, allowing the Slovenian side to score in the 85th minute.

After watching from the bench, Karius was unexpectedly given the nod for last month's bumper Premier League clash at home to Arsenal.

"It is good to have them all, it is cool".

The Belgian goalkeeper redeemed himself after appearing suspect for Leicester's opener, but he was by no-means the only Liverpool player culpable in their shaky defence.

"But our main goal is to give Liverpool's players no time or space".


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