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Shock in defence: Confirmed Liverpool lineup to face Monterrey

Today sees the Reds play their first FIFA World Club Cup tie since 2005. Jürgen Klopp’s men will be taking on the Concacaf Champions League winners in the semi final. Here is the confirmed Liverpool lineup to face Monterrey.

Goalkeeper: Alisson Becker

The Brazilian is the best goalkeeper in the world and he will be hoping to make sure his team is the best in the world this week.

Right back: James Milner

The Scouser in our team gets a rest with Milner filling in.

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Centre back: Jordan Henderson

Big Virg is ill so the skipper steps backwards into defence.

Centre back: Joe Gomez

JoGo will be hoping to cement a place in the first XI with strong performances in Qatar.

Left back: Andy Robertson

The Scotsman is made of batteries, he just never needs a rest.

Centre midfield: Naby Keita

Nabs has been in great form of late and thoroughly deserves his place in the Liverpool lineup against Monterrey.

Centre midfield: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

The Ox just can’t stop scoring at the minute.

Centre midfield: Adam Lallana

It’s a big chance for Lallana to prove himself today.

Left wing: Xherdan Shaqiri

The Swiss reportedly rejected a loan move to Galatasaray, he’ll be looking to prove his worth again this evening.

Right wing: Mo Salah

Mo Salah enters the game hot off two phenomenal goals against Watford, he will be looking to please the local crowd.

Striker: Divock Origi

It’s a semi final – Origi scores.

 

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