Liverpool’s Champions League run gained a massive uplift when they grabbed a thumping 7-0 away win against Slovenian champions NK Maribor.
These two sides will now encounter once more in the return leg fixture, this time at Anfield. The Wednesday night outing is tipped to be another high-scoring one as the Reds will be determined to keep hold of the top of the group spot and are upbeat once more following Saturday’s 3-0 win against Huddersfield Town.
Liverpool vs NK Maribor Injuries And Suspensions:
Liverpool have several major injury absentees. Sadio Mane, Adam Lallana and Nathaniel Clyne are still unavailable and a few weeks away from returning to the first-team squad. Philippe Coutinho, too, is a major doubt as he missed out the weekend’s outing with adductor injury whereas young custodian Danny Ward is also set to miss the tie with a back injury. Dejan Lovren suffered a groin strain prior to the Huddersfield Town game and might not be risked against the Terriers on Wednesday night.
NK Maribor, on the other hand, have a couple of injury concerns as well. Denis Sme, the defender, has gone through a surgery and ruled out for the Anfield trip. Young attacker Luka Zahovic is a major doubt too due to his foot injury.
Liverpool Vs NK Maribor Probable Lineups:
NK Maribor: Jasmin Handanovic, Martin Milec, Aleksander Rajcevic, Marco Suler, Mitja Viler, Marwan Kabha, Blaz Vrhovec, Aleks Pihler, Valon Ahmedi, Martin Kramaric, Tavares.
Subs: Matko Obradovic, Amir Dervisevic, Gregor Bajde, Jasmin Mesanovic, Dino Hotic,Jean-Claude Boillong, Damjan Bohar.
Liverpool Vs NK Maribor previous Meeting:
Their previous meeting ended with a thumping 7-0 win for the visiting Reds at Ljudski vrt Stadion in the midway of October. Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah scored braces whereas Philippe Coutinho, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Trent Alexander-Arnold scored one each.
Liverpool Vs NK Maribor Key Players:
Liverpool are expected to grab another easy win and the likes of Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Daniel Sturridge will be relied on upfront in order to score goals.
Nk Maribor will rely on their club legend veteran Brazilian forward Marcos Tavares in front of goal. 39-year-old custodian Jasmin Handanović will be featuring between the sticks.
Liverpool vs NK Maribor Current Form ( In All Competitions):
NK Maribor: W-W-L-W-D
Liverpool Vs NK Maribor Betting Odds (Subject To Change):
NK Maribor: 40/1
Liverpool Vs NK Maribor Live Streaming:
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