Philippe Coutinho has been entrusted with the captain’s armband for Wednesday’s tie at home against Spartak Moscow in the Champions League.
Jurgen Klopp has handed a start to Loris Karius while Philippe Coutinho gets to lead the team out in front of the home crowd in what is Liverpool’s last match of the Group Stage.
#LFC XI: Karius, Gomez, Klavan, Lovren, Moreno, Can, Wijnaldum, Coutinho (C), Mane, Salah, Firmino.
Subs: Mignolet, Milner, Henderson, Sturridge, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Solanke, Alexander-Arnold. pic.twitter.com/5oWcSoMzDf
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Dejan Lovren starts as well and the Croat will be intent on putting on a good show in order to help his case for a regular place in the starting eleven.