Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has named the same line-up for tonight’s game as in their opening Premier League win against West Ham last weekend.
The Red’s got their latest domestic campaign off to a flyer against the Hammers last Sunday, scoring four goals in an impressive performance which sent out a message to the rest of the top teams in England. Two Sadio Mane strikes and goals from Mohamed Salah and Daniel Sturridge sealed a 4-0 win for Klopp’s side and now the German coach has decided to field the same team against Crystal Palace tonight.
Palace are looking to secure back to back wins in tonight’s clash too after beating newly promoted Fulham on the opening weekend, but Liverpool will surely be strong favourites given their plethora of attacking options and overall strength in depth.
According to Sky Sports, Klopp has named the same starting XI as he did against West Ham for their trip to Selhurst Park this evening, with Salah, Firmino and Mane once again leading the line in a formidable attacking triumvirate. New signing Naby Keita continues in midfield after an impressive debut performance and Joe Gomez remains at centre-half with Dejan Lovren still out injured.
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The surprise omission from Liverpool’s squad this week is summer acquisition Fabinho, who started on the bench against West Ham but does not make the final 18 for tonight’s match.
Supporters will hope that the Red’s can produce another great performance to keep pace with the early frontrunners in the league so far, with Manchester City, Chelsea and Spurs all picking up wins over the weekend.