If Jürgen Klopp’s men avoid defeat then they’ll be into the final, their first since 2007. It’s that simple. But it’s not as straightforward as it seems. Liverpool played out a disappointing 0-0 draw with Stoke City on Saturday, they are without Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain for the trip to Italy and Klopp’s assistant Željko Buvač has taken time away from the game.
It’s not exactly been the ideal preparation heading into the club’s biggest game for a number of years.
Our unique algorithm has predicted the Liverpool side it believes will start the game.
Football Whispers uses data to predict teams’ starting XIs, taking into account injuries, suspensions, the statistical likelihood of a player being selected, the competition the match is in, players’ previous performances and the opponent’s style.
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