Here is how we predict Rubin Kazan and Liverpool will line up this week:
To be played on Thursday 5th November 2015 at 18:00. Venue: Kazan arena,
Odds: Rubin Kazan 12/5, Draw 12/5, Liverpool 11/10
Liverpool travel to Russia later this week to take on Rubin Kazan in the Europa League.
The two sides played out a 1-1 draw at the end of last month and this reverse fixture is vital for Jurgen Klopp’s side as they bid to reach the knockout stages.
Liverpool are currently second in Group B but they only have three points to date and leaders FC Sion have already opened up a four-point lead at the top of the table.
In contrast just a point separates the remaining three teams in the group, meaning this one could go down to the wire if everyone keeps drawing.
However if Liverpool win they could start to pull away from both Thursday’s opponents and French club Bordeuax so Klopp is likely to play a strong side as he looks to build on the 3-1 league victory against Chelsea at the weekend.
Liverpool must do without Joe Gomez, Danny Ings, Jon Flanagan, Jordan Henderson, Jordan Rossiter, Kolo Toure and Daniel Sturridge, so with that in mind here is how we predict they will line up on Thursday:
- Sergei Ryzhikov
- Guillermo Cotugno
- Ruslan Kambolov
- Solomon Kvirkvelia
- Elmir Nabiullin
- Carlos Eduardo
- Blagoy Georgiev
- Gökdeniz Karadeniz
- Magomed Ozdoev
- Marko Dević
- Maksim Kanunnikov
- Simon Mignolet
- Nathaniel Clyne
- Alberto Moreno
- Mamadou Sakho
- Martin Škrtel
- Joe Allen
- Emre Can
- Philippe Coutinho
- Adam Lallana
- James Milner
- Christian Benteke
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