Champions League winners Liverpool will take on Europa League champions Chelsea in the 44th UEFA Super Cup. This will be the first-ever all-English UEFA Super Cup, and it’s already ‘advantage Liverpool,’ given that this match has been won by the reigning Champions League holders 23 times.
Liverpool Team News
- Alisson has been ruled out for several weeks with a calf injury sustained in Liverpool’s 4-1 win over Norwich on Friday. Summer signing Adrian will deputize.
- Sadio Mane was only deemed fit enough for a place on the bench in Liverpool’s Premier League curtain-raiser but may come into the starting XI in midweek.
- With Saturday’s league match against Southampton in mind, Jurgen Klopp is expected to rotate in defense and midfield.
- Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Naby Keita, Joel Matip and James Milner are among those pushing for starts in midweek.
- Dejan Lovren has been left out of the Liverpool squad amid talk of a move to Serie A side Roma.
Click to Page 2 for Chelsea team news and our match preview.