MX23RW : Wednesday, December 12 01:23:24
Feb 14, 2018 at 7.45pm UK at ​Estádio do Dragão
Attendance: 47,718
Porto
0-5
Liverpool
FT(HT: 0-2)
Mane (25', 53', 85'), Salah (29'), Firmino (70')

Team News: Liverpool make three changes for Champions League tie against Porto

Team News: Klopp makes three changes
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Jurgen Klopp makes three changes to his Liverpool team to face Porto in their Champions League last-16 first leg.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has made three changes to his team to face Porto in this evening's Champions League last-16 first leg at the Estadio do Dragao.

Club captain Jordan Henderson, James Milner and Dejan Lovren all come into the side after being left out of the first XI that earned a 2-0 win over Southampton last Sunday.

Emre Can misses out due to suspension, while Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has dropped to the bench and Joel Matip has been axed at the back in favour of Lovren, who will partner Virgil van Dijk on the Dutchman's Champions League debut.

Ragnar Klavan has returned to fitness after recovering from a thigh injury, but he has not been included in the squad, while Joe Gomez has not been included in the starting side due to a recent injury niggle.

As expected, Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah will provide the main attacking threat up front in the hope of coming away with an away goal or two.

Unfortunately for Porto, Vincent Aboubakar has been unable to make the first XI due to a muscular injury, while Marcano, Danilo and Andre Andre remain sidelined.

Porto: Jose Sa; Ricardo, Reyes, Marcano, Alex Telles; Herrera, Sergio; Otavio, Brahimi, Marega; Soares
Subs: Casillas, Pereira, Osorio, Oliver, Corona, Waris, Paciencia

Liverpool: Karius; Alexander-Arnold, Van Dijk, Lovren, Robertson; Milner, Henderson, Wijnlaudm; Salah, Mane, Firmino
Subs: Mignolet, Gomez, Moreno, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Lallana, Ings, Matip

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3Tottenham HotspurSpurs16120430161436
4Chelsea16104233132034
5Arsenal16104235201534
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13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton166371922-321
14Cardiff CityCardiff1642101530-1514
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle163491322-913
16Crystal Palace1633101323-1012
17Burnley1633101532-1712
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield1624101027-1710
19Southampton161691330-179
20Fulham1623111640-249

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