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Liverpool vs Roma: Team news, injuries, possible lineups

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Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool will, on Tuesday night, clash with Roma at Anfield in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League semi-final match.

Klopp’s men heads into this clash after their 2-2 draw against West Brom in the Premier League on Sunday.

The Reds enjoyed a fascinating quarterfinal stage as they knock out English rivals, Manchester City, recording victory in both legs.

Liverpool currently sits on the third position in the Premier League table with 71 points from 35 games.

Klopp’s side are undefeated in their last seven games across all competitions.

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Midfielder, Adam Lallana is still recovering from his muscle injury which keeps him away from the semi-final clash.

Jordan Henderson, who missed the quarterfinals second-leg due to suspension, is back with the team in the midfield.

Defender, Joel Matip is side-lined for the rest of the season.

Midfielder, Emre Can is ruled out of the season following a back injury.

Meanwhile, Eusebio Di Francesco’s Roma heads into this clash after their 3-0 win against SPAL in the Serie A on Saturday.

Di Francesco’s men enjoyed an historical comeback win over Barcelona which resulted in a quarterfinal exit for the Catalan club.

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The Giallorossi currently sits in the third position in the Serie A tab with 67 points from 34 games.

Defender, Rick Kardsdorp is expected to return to the action after being sidelined due to ligament injury for more than six months.

Striker, Gregoire Defrel is ruled out from the clash due to a sprained ankle.

Defender, Aleksandar Kolarov is having a muscle injury and is doubtful to play.

Liverpool’s potential starting XI (4-3-3): Karius, Arnold, Lovren, Van Dijk, Robertson, Chamberlain, Henderson, Milner, Salah, Firmino, Mane.

Roma’s potential starting XI (3-4-3): Becker, Fazio, Manolas, Jesus, Florenzi, Nainggolan, De Rossi, Strootman, El Shaarwy, Dzeko, Schick.

The kick-off time for the match is 7:45pm.

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