Liverpool v Maribor: Champions League – live!

Minute-by-minute updates from AnfieldFollow Tottenham v Real Madrid | Follow Napoli v Manchester CityEmail paul.doyle@theguardian.com. Tweet @Paul_Doyle 7.17pm GMT“That’s a strong XI and a strong bench,” squawks Gerrard Catebsy. “With Phil, Lallana, Mané and Clyne to come back, there is actually very good squad depth, apart from at centreback.” Lots of attacking talent, for sure. But how about central midfield until Keita arrives? You’re not buying the notion that Oxlade-Chamberlain will do a job there, are you? 7.11pm GMTWhile Maribor have made five changes from their last meeting with Liverpool – all in midfield and attack, mind you – Klopp has decided against making big changes. If you thought this was an ideal opportunity to have a look at Gomez in central defence alongside Matip, then you’re not the Liverpool manager because he’s plumped for Klavan. And the spell that Moreno appears to have ast over his manager during the summer shows no sign of wearing off, which means Robertson’s on the bench again. And so is Sturridge, as Oxlade-Chamberlain starts ahead of him. Never let it be said that Klopp isn’t a man of conviction. Continue reading…

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