Liverpool full-back Nathaniel Clyne included in Champions League squad

Keylor Navas attempts to make a save from back-up striker Borja Mayoral

Keylor Navas attempts to make a save from back-up striker Borja Mayoral

As things stand, the Reds are third in the league.

"Listening to the Liverpool players and Jurgen Klopp you can tell that they are confident and are playing well so it is all set up to be a great tie".

As I mentioned, the link between Salah and Firmino is nearly telepathic and they are hard to stop.

And Firmino's Champions League goal tally has moved him into rarefied territory inhabited by Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo and Tottenham's Harry Kane.

Liverpool stars Roberto Firmino and Mo Salah have been on fire in recent weeks What time is it on? Your best bet is to check who is broadcasting the game in your country and see if they have an online platform or iOS or Android app to watch it through. You have to cause them problems, problems and problems.

They hit 15 group stage goals including eight past Monaco - last season's semi-finalists.

Emre Can was also named in the squad alongside Clyne, despite being suspended for the next Champions League match.

Having turned down the chance to take over Leicester a year ago, the lure of returning to the club where he enjoyed two highly successful seasons in his first spell at the club as a player in the late nineties proved too irresistible.

Yaya Toure has been registered for the UCL and may be introduced should Guardiola rotate his midfield, raising the prospect of a midfield battle against his compatriot and FC Basel stalwart Serey Die.

His opposite number Klopp meanwhile scoffed at suggestions that his side were one of the underdogs of the 16 remaining clubs.

A transfer target for the Reds even in the summer, the English worldwide has not had a great time with the Potters this season, who are struggling close to the bottom of the points table.

Liverpool went through the group stage undefeated, but were fairly inconsistent.

Karius, 24, arguably delivered his best display for Liverpool in the 2-0 win at Southampton on Sunday, making two excellent saves in the first half and generally looking assured.

Since leaving his role as an assistant at Standard Liege in 2011, Conceicao has spent each of the past five seasons managing at a different club with just the runner-up medal during his one season at Braga in 2015 the closest he has come to silverware. Group G's runners-up could have faced Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain or Barcelona.

Full-back Achraf Hakimi featured twice in the group stages, but the Morocco international's gametime has been decreased following the return to fitness of Dani Carvajal. This will be a tough game for them since they are facing a good Liverpool side that will be desperate to win away from home.

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