Liverpool v Augsburg: Europa League Preview

Liverpool take on Augsburg at Anfield needing a win to progress to the Europa League Last 16 after being held to a goalless draw in the first leg.

Jurgen Klopp is set to field a full strength side with Emre Can likely to start alongside captain Jordan Henderson and James Milner.

The Germany international of Turkish origin featured in the first-leg at the WWK Arena making the highest number of passes in midfield (63) at an 89 percent accuracy.

The Reds could be without Dejan Lovren who is ill while Adam Lallana and Joe Allen are still out injured.

Augsburg will be without Markus Feulner, Raul Bobadilla and Dong-Won Ji due to injury.

The Bundesliga side are currently playing their first season in Europe since the club was founded a century ago.

Augsburg are in great form on the road winning seven of their last 10 away matches but the Reds have lost just three times at home this season and have far more experience at this level.

Prediction: Liverpool Win

Liverpool v Augsburg

Stadium: Anfield
18:00 (GMT)

Augsburg expected starting line-up: Hitz; Verhaegh, Janker, Klavan, Stafylidis; Feulner, Kohr; Esswein, Altintop, Werner; Bobadilla.


Liverpool expected starting line-up: Mignolet, Clyne, Toure, Sakho, Moreno, Henderson, Can, Milner, Coutinho, Firmino, Sturridge.

Manager: Jurgen Klopp

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