Burton v Liverpool: Probable Starting Line-ups – Emre Can set to start despite Spurs trip on the weekend

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Liverpool take on Burton in the League Cup tonight hoping to bounce back from a surprise 2-0 defeat against Burnley at Turf Moor in the Premier League.

The have lost none of their last 12 League Cup games against lower-ranked opponents (W8 D4) an have reached the semi-final in three of the last five League Cup campaigns – making it all the way to the final twice.

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp welcomes back Moreno, Can, Matip, Grujic and Alexander-Arnold back into the squad.

Germany intentional of Turkish origin Can could start providing he has no issues with a minor back complaint.

The 22-year-old may however, not be risked with an important game against Tottenham at White Hart Lane round the corner.

Klopp will however, be without Mamadou Sakho, Joe Gomez, Lucas Leiva and Sheyi Ojo.


Stadium: Pirelli Stadium

Kick-Off: 19:45 GMT

Burton Possible Starting Lineup: McLaughlin; Turner, McFadzean, Flanagan; Akins, Irvine, Palmer, Naylor, Dyer; Beavon, O’Grady

Manager: Nigel Clough

Liverpool Possible Starting Lineup: Mignolet; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Lovren, Moreno; Grujic, Emre Can, Henderson; Lallana, Origi, Firmino

Manager: Jurgen Klopp

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