Sadio Mane to start against CSKA Moscow, says Liverpool's Klopp

Posted September 26, 2017

However, the lustre of that success is beginning to fade. And it's at the back where, so far, Spartak has also struggled.

Liverpool drew their opening Group E match 2-2 with Sevilla at Anfield, while Spartak conceded a late equaliser in a 1-1 draw at Maribor.

That game in Slovenia was marred as Spartak fans throw a flare at the referee.

Spartak will be battling to get key players fit ahead of Tuesday's game.

There is a big temptation then to follow the trend and make an investment on the goals to flow and it is just a question of how courageous you feel. Manchester City was hard, that was the only one.

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"I'm really pleased for him and he deserves the praise that will come his way".

After a hugely frustrating draw with Sevilla on Matchday One, Liverpool hope to pick up three valuable points in the Russian capital.

A 3-2 victory over Leicester on Saturday ended a four-match winless run but it hardly quietened the critics who have been lambasting manager Jurgen Klopp over his leaky backline. I love Harry, too.

'I talk about the team performance when we defend - we must do that better'.

Liverpool return to Champions League action in midweek when they head to Russian Federation. I suspect Liverpool will win, but I'm looking at other markets here.

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Liverpool's next league game is at Newcastle United on Sunday.

I'm quite happy to back Over 2.5 Goals at [1.77].

Manager Jurgen Klopp speaks to the media about Coutinho, transfers and the Liverpool defense.

His absence would be a boost for Liverpool after his superb start to the new season in which he has scored six goals in all competitions. "Defence, how I understand it, is a team-work thing so that's what we speak about and talk about", he said.

On the Spartak side of things, keep an eye on Promes' fitness, because he's definitely worth a look at [2.87].

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