Liverpool vs Sheffield United confirmed line-ups ahead of Premier League fixture tonight

Karl Matchett
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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool FC via Getty Images)
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Liverpool host Sheffield United on Saturday night in the Premier League.

The Reds were in Champions League action in midweek, beating Ajax, but have not won any of their past three domestic fixtures.

They remain without key defensive faces including goalkeeper Alisson, but stand-in centre-back Fabinho put in a strong performance in Europe to offer positivity about Liverpool’s chances of coping without Virgil van Dijk.

As for the Blades, they have taken only one point this season and need to pick up their form quickly if they are to avoid becoming dragged into a battle at the bottom all year.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the match.

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What time is the game?

The match kicks off at 8pm on Saturday, 24 October at Anfield.

Where can I watch it?

The game will be shown live on Sky Sports Box Office on a pay per view basis through the Sky Sports Box Office app - available on NowTV, a smart stick or on PC, Mac or mobile device.

What is the team news

Liverpool are without Virgil van Dijk for the rest of the season, but Joel Matip should be fit to return if needed. Naby Keita and Thiago Alcantara should also be fit after being left out of the midweek win over Ajax.

Kostas Tsimikas is a doubt, Alisson Becker is still recovering from a shoulder injury and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is a long-term absentee.

Sheffield United are definitely without Lys Mousset and Jack O’Connell, while Max Lowe has a concussion. John Fleck is also a possible injury absentee.

Confirmed line-ups

Liverpool XI: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Fabinho, Gomez, Robertson, Wijnaldum, Henderson, Jota, Salah, Mane, Firmino

Sheffield United XI: Ramsdale; Basham, Egan, Ampadu; Baldock, Lundstram, Berge, Osborn, Stevens; McBurnie, Brewster

Odds

Liverpool - 3/11

Draw - 28/5

Sheffield United - 12/1

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