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Fabinho back in the side: Predicted Liverpool lineup to face Atletico Madrid

This Tuesday sees Liverpool face Atletico Madrid in the Champions League. The Reds are set to journey to the scene of their 2019 Champions League triumph as they look to get the best of Diego Simeone’s side. Here is our predicted Liverpool lineup to face Atletico Madrid:

Virgil van Dijk starts in our predicted Liverpool lineup to face Atletico Madrid. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Goalkeeper: Alisson Becker

The Brazilian pulled off a superlative piece of goalkeeping to keep the ball out against Norwich. He will be key in Madrid.

Right back: Trent Alexander-Arnold

Trent didn’t have his best game at the weekend, making a few sloppy errors, however he was unlucky to finish without an assist.

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Centre back: Joe Gomez

The Englishman is undoubtedly one of the best central defenders in the world at the moment.

Centre back: Virgil van Dijk

He will be vital to keeping a determined Atletico side at bay.

Left back: Andy Robertson

Robbo will have his hands full given that the Madrid side boast some incredibly talented wingers.

 

Defensive midfield: Fabinho

The best defensive midfielder in the world should be trusted with a start following his full recuperation from injury.

Centre midfield: Jordan Henderson

Captain fantastic is in the form of his life, having Fabinho back could unleash him further.

Centre midfield: Gini Wijnaldum 

The Dutchman will be essential to us keeping the ball away from home.

Right wing: Mo Salah

Unlucky to not beat Tim Krul at the weekend, the Egyptian King has been in fine form recently.

Left wing: Sadio Mane

Sadio was the hero at the weekend. He could be the hero again on Tuesday night.

Striker: Bobby Firmino

With The Reds likely to hit the hosts on the counter we will be relying on Bobby’s decision making.

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