Predicted Liverpool line-up to play Augsburg: Brannagan and Randall to start

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Here is how we predict Liverpool will line up against Augsburg this week:

Liverpool welcome German side Augsburg to Anfield on Thursday evening for the second leg of their Europa League last-32 tie.

The tie is currently level at 0-0 after an uneventful first match between the two sides earlier this month; however the Reds will be quietly confident of getting a positive result in front of their own fans.

Liverpool played a strong side in the first leg and that should again be the case on Thursday evening, with manager Jurgen Klopp knowing this is the only realistic chance of his side qualifying for the Champions League next season.

In early team news Liverpool are without the injured Martin Skrtel, Dejan Lovren, Joe Gomez, Bradley Smith, Kevin Stewart, Joe Allen, Jordan Rossiter and Danny Ings.

Midfielder Adam Lallana is also a minor doubt but is rated at 75 per cent to be available if called upon.

After this game Liverpool head to Wembley to face Manchester City in the League Cup final so expect a few changes in light of that vital fixture.

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