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TEAM NEWS AND CONFIRMED LINE-UPS ,LIVE STREAM, AVAILABLE PLAYERS, COVID CASES, KLOPP RETURNS, AND SCORE PREDICTIONS AHEAD OF LIVERPOOL VS SHREWSBURY

Wisdom Boakye   2022-01-09   8 Valid views




Everything you need to know about the FA Cup's third round match. 


'We hope Klopp can return for the FA Cup tie,' says a source. Liverpool assistant Liverpool host Shrewsbury Town in the third round of the FA Cup this afternoon, despite the fact that the Premier League club is dealing with a severe Covid-19 outbreak. 

The first leg of Liverpool's Carabao Cup semi-final against Arsenal was postponed this week after the club was unable to field a team for Thursday's match due to additional positive cases. 

The club's training ground reopened on Friday, just in time for this weekend's match, with assistant manager Peter Krawietz expected to take charge after Jurgen Klopp and Pep Lijnders both tested positive for banned substances.


With as many as 11 first-team players unavailable for the visit of the League One side, Liverpool could rely on a number of players from their under-23s and under-18s. 

Here's everything you need to know ahead of this afternoon's match. 

When is the Liverpool vs. Shrewsbury match? 

The game will begin at 2 p.m. GMT on Sunday, January 9th. 

What is the best way for me to watch it? 

The match is not available to watch live in the United Kingdom because it was not chosen for broadcast coverage. Highlights will be available on BBC One at 10:30 p.m., as well as on the FA Cup's YouTube channel. Here is a list of matches that will be shown on television this weekend.


Confirmed line-ups

Liverpool: Kelleher; Bradley, Konate, Van Djik, Robertson; Fabinho, Morton, Dixon-Bonner; Gordon, Jones, Woltman

Shrewsbury: Marosi; Pennington, Ebanks-Landell, Nurse; Bennett, Vela, Davis, Leahy, Ogbeta; Bowman, Udoh

Odds

Liverpool: 1/4

Draw: 6/1

Shrewsbury: 8/1

Prediction

Even with a depleted squad, Liverpool have to be favourites to progress at Anfield. Liverpool 2-1 Shrewsbury