Liverpool vs Leeds United: Team News, Injuries and Suspensions

Liverpool vs Leeds United: Team News, Injuries and Suspensions

Source: thisisanfield.com

Liverpool eyeing to bring down the title race much closer. Let’s take a look at the Liverpool vs Leeds United team news as the Reds welcome The Peacocks to Anfield.

The original tie was set to take place during the festive period in December. But the game got postponed, because of a Covid-19 outbreak in the Leeds camp.

With now the fixture set to take place in the mid-week, Liverpool with their current form and with a fresh squad will look to exploit Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds.

Previously, at the weekend Liverpool overcame the Norwich side in a fascinating game at Anfield. The game also marked Salah’s 150th goal for Liverpool and Luis Diaz’s first goal for the Liverbird club.

Moreover, Man City’s shock 3-2 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur means Liverpool are just six points adrift of Guardiola’s side at the top of the League standings with a game in hand.

Klopp’s men will surely be eyeing to bring back the equation to just three points lead for Pep’s side at the top.

Here, let’s look at Liverpool team news ahead of their clash with the Lily Whites.

Liverpool Vs Leeds United: Team News

Injuries

Diogo Jota

Diogo Jota damaged his ankle ligaments against Inter Milan in the Champions League tie last week. Moreover, the extent of the 25-year-old’s injury is still unclear, but surely he will miss out in the midweek clash.

Roberto Firmino

Jurgen Klopp has hopes of Diogo Jota’s return for the EFL Cup final. But now Liverpool are facing another spell without Roberto Firmino.

The Brazilian replaced Jota at half-time against Inter Milan and scored the opening goal for the Reds. But Firmino reported a muscle issue after the game which also let to miss the Norwich tie last weekend.

Suspensions

Liverpool have no players suspended for this upcoming game against Leeds at Anfield.

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