UEFA Champions League second round will offer us a very attractive duel in Group E, with Spartak Moscow facing Liverpool this Tuesday from 19:45.
Spartak Moscow have recorded a draw against Maribor away two weeks ago, 1-1, being on the third position now. The Russians had a bad start this season in the domestic league, but they seem to get better, coming after six games in a row without defeat. Spartak ticked two wins and four draws in the last four weeks and they are ready to get a positive result against Liverpool, altough they are underdogs.
Liverpool ended their bad run and recorded a crucial win in Premier League, 3-2 against Leicester City away from home few days ago. They have one point after the first Champions League match as well, ticking a 2-2 draw against Sevilla at Anfield Road. Klopp and his players are hungry for success and they surely want to do well in this group. Liverpool won both meetings with Spartak Moscow so far, 5-0 at home and 3-1 here, both meetings taking place in 2002 UCL edition.
Spartak Moscow vs Liverpool probable lineups:
Spartak Moscow (4-3-3): Rebrov - Eshchenko, Tasci, Bocchetti, Kombarov - Popov, Pasalic, Fernando - Samedov, Adriano, Promes.
Liverpool (4-2-3-1): Karius - Arnold, Matip, Lovren, Moreno - Henderson, Can - Mane, Coutinho, Salah - Firmino.