A defeat against the target machine Salzburg can send the defending champions Liverpool out after the group stage.
There is pressure on last season's Champions League by Liverpool when the Premier League-the league leaders must pick up points away to Salzburg on Tuesday to be sure of advancement in this year's edition of Europe's biggest club competition.
A defeat will send Salzburg a points with Liverpool, which will be the least among themselves, unless it becomes a etmålsnederlag of 4-5 or higher score. And get Naples at the same time points at home against the drain plug Genk, is Liverpool out.
It is with having to deliver a result is under a lot of pressure is, however, a discipline that Liverpool have a deal of experience in recent seasons in Europe. And as Jürgen Klopps team has solved.
In the last two seasons have Liverpool in the last round of the group stage and had to have the point in the last season even a win over Napoli to go on to knockoutfasen. Both seasons ended with the team in the final.
So, even though Salzburg was close to making a miraculous result against Liverpool at Anfield in October, was changed from 0-3 to 3-3, before it ended 4-3 to Liverpool, is Liverpool the favourite to go on.
But all is not sheer feeling in Liverpool right now despite a supreme lead in the Premier League. The team is badly plagued by injuries on the defensive. And Salzburg is the Champions League's third most scoring team with 16 goals.
Why was the manager Jürgen Klopp also pleased that the team at the weekend beat Bournemouth 3-0 and the team zero for the first time in 14 matches.
- I had forgotten what it feels like (to keep the zero, red.), it sounded from Klopp after the match.
We were all desperate to try it again, and now we need to make sure that there will be more of them. The next match, where it will benefit us tremendously, is already waiting just around the corner, he said of the match against Salzburg.
In the fight was skadesituationen on the defensive, however, worsened. Midtstopper Dejan Lovren withdrew with an injury and joins midtstopper Joel Matip on the skadeslisten. Here is also the crabs clinging to their defensive midtbaneanker Fabinho located.
in Particular, Fabinho has been a distinctive profile for Liverpool this season, where he has played strong.
At the Salzburg advise you of the Norwegian comet Erling Braut Haaland, who with his eight goals are second on the Champions League's high score table.
The tall, 19-year-old Norwegian has scored in all five games so far, and a wing-shot defensive is hardly Jürgen Klopps favorite recipe to tame him.
Matches in the group E has the kickoff at 18.55.
In group F must danskerklubben Borussia Dortmund have the help of FC Barcelona, which will take points away to Inter, while Dortmund itself must solve its own task against Slavia Prague. Opgørene begins at 21.
/ritzau/Date Of Update: 10 December 2019, 17:00