[Teams] Liverpool vs Porto: Confirmed Line-Ups From Anfield


"It's normal that we think the possibility of injuries, but that can happen all the time". They are all good teams at this stage.

The immediate priority is Saturday's showdown with Manchester Untied at Old Trafford, and the German was in the luxurious position of being able to rest and rotate players accordingly. "Porto have won all their games since we played them", Klopp said.

But the Germany midfielder has responded by insisting all talk about his future is on hold as Liverpool bid for Champions League glory and a second-placed finish in the Premier League. "I thought he was quite lively".

Liverpool booked their Champions League quarter-final place with an uninspiring 0-0 draw against Porto at Anfield.

The Liverpool back line allowed Porto a number of chances to take the lead on the night that could have been more punishing had their first-leg lead not been so substantial. "We'll pay every opponent all due respect, but hopefully we can keep winning", said the German, knowing full well that they'll be in for a fight.

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The 5-0 rout from the away leg had all but put his team into the quater-finals and no one seriously expected much of a game at Anfield.

Lallana is unlikely to retain his place in the starting line-up for Saturdays early kick-off against fierce rivals Manchester United, but will be hoping to get his chance as fixtures pile up towards the end of the season. "It wasn't our best game but we didn't concede again, so that's a good point for everyone".

Five of those now have come in the Champions League, where he has conceded just six goals - three of which came in the second-half of a 3-3 draw with Sevilla - the best record in the competition this season. "You can not win any race in the world without being aggressive".

"[We'll] take it step by step and tonight it's really cool - this year is the first opportunity we had to do it and now we are in time". "Since New Year, we have achieved good results thanks to the arrival of Virgil Van Dijk and the excellent form the attackers are in".