Liverpool face Lyon in Geneva in their final pre-season game before they play Manchester town in Sunday’s Community defend.
This game between the 2 European giants can occur once the Reds’ coaching camp in Evian,
wherever Alisson, Roberto Firmino, Naby Keita, Xherdan Shaqiri and Mohamed salah have joined up with their teammates for the primary time this summer.
Liverpool can hope to finish a troublesome pre-season campaign on a high and head into the Community defend clash against Manchester city confidently as they face city in Geneva on Wednesday night.
After the high spirits of their Champions League win, the Reds saw off lower-league opposition in Tranmere and pressman to initiate pre-season,
solely to travel unsuccessful on their USA tour, losing to Borussia Dortmund and Sevilla before drawing with Sporting Lisboa.
Still missing many key players following their summer international exertions and solely adding 2 promising kids within the transfer market
within the sort of Sepp van den Berg and harvey Elliott, Liverpool were thrashed by napoli in Edinburgh on Sunday evening.
However, the likes of Mohamed salah, Roberto Firmino and Alisson Becker are ready to come for a coaching camp in Evian,
with Sadio Mane currently the sole high-profile traveler with Naby Keita and Xherdan Shaqiri conjointly back from injury.
Opponents Lyon began pre-season with ordered defeats at the hands of Servette and Genoa, however raised the Emirates Cup at the weekend once a Moussa Dembele brace saw off Arsenal in north London.
Liverpool vs Lyon Team News
Liverpool have struggled in their recent pre-season games, losing 3 of the four fixtures they contend within the USA,
so Jurgen Klopp’s men are going to be hoping to achieve momentum heading into the Premier League season.
Lyon but, come back off the rear of more moderen success having beat Arsenal 2-1 within the Emirates Cup on Sunday,
during which Moussa Dembele bagged 2 goals to guide his aspect to conclusion.
The Reds can try and make the most of the come of their main superstars to the squad and finish their pre-season on a high,
but Jurgen Klopp has explicit that the returnees can possible solely ‘maybe play ten, 20, half-hour or whatever’.
After representing their countries at international tournaments this summer, Salah, Firmino and Alisson
are going to be concerned for the primary time since Liverpool’s Champions League final persuade Tottenham Hotspur.
Shaqiri and Keita will tend minutes if they will prove their fitness within the coaching sessions leading up to Wednesday’s match in Geneva.
A trio of kids haven’t been named as a part of the squad, though, with William Curtis Jones, mount Woodburn and Nat Phillips remaining on Merseyside. Ryan Kent conjointly misses out owing to illness.
As for Lyon, Dembele is in line for a begin once netting doubly from the bench against Arsenal last trip.
Sylvinho used twenty totally different players within the previous friendly with Genoa,
however he can possible use this match as an opportunity to start out forming a settled beginning XI.
Lyon possible starting lineup:
Lopes; Tete, Yanga-Mbiwa, Denayer, Rafael; Aouar, Mendes, Tousart; Traore, Dembele, Depay
Liverpool possible starting lineup:
Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Fabinho, Milner, Henderson; Salah, Origi, Firmino
When is the game?
The game is taking place on Wednesday, July 31 with kick off at 18:00 BST (19:00 local time), with the build up for the game starting on LFC TV at 17:15 BST.
Where is the game taking place?
The game is taking place in the Stade de Geneve in Geneva, the 30,000 seater stadium will no doubt be a great host for the clash of these two European giants.
Liverpool vs Lyon TV channel and live stream information
UK viewers can watch Liverpool vs Lyon live on LFC TV, the club’s official television channel.
Sky subscribers can watch LFC TV on channel 425, while Virgin Media customers can tune into channel 544.
Alternatively, LFC TV GO customers can watch remotely on mobile devices. Subscriptions cost £7 per month.
NewGersy Sport will have full coverage of the match.
Liverpool vs Lyon
6:00pm Wednesday 31st July
Stade de Geneve