Liverpool FC take on Rubin Kazan in the crucial UEFA Europa League tie, knowing that they cannot afford to lose the game if they are to avoid pressure situation building for them going in the final two games of the group stage following the tie against the Russian side. FC Sion, who top the group, are four points clear of the Reds in second position and Liverpool FC have to win the game if they are to have a realistic chance of ending the group stage as the winner of Group B that also consist of French side Bordeaux.