Liverpool will turn their attention to the Carabao Cup tonight as they travel to Championship side Preston North End in the last 16.
Jurgen Klopp’s team destroyed Manchester United 5-0 on Sunday in their biggest-ever win at Old Trafford, as Mohamed Salah scored a hat-trick to continue his outstanding start to the season.
The Reds are unbeaten in all competitions this season but are expected to make wholesale changes for tonight’s fixture at Deepdale, just as they did for their 3-0 win over Norwich in the previous round.
Preston are 19th in the Championship and have won just two of their last 10 matches in the division. Frankie McAvoy’s side defeated Cheltenham to advance in this competition.
Here’s everything you need to know before the match this evening.
Liverpool will look to continue their unbeaten start to the season when they face Preston North End in the Carabao Cup this evening.
Jurgen Klopp’s side have made an impressive start to the campaign and it reached new heights following a stunning 5-0 win against rivals Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday.
Liverpool made several changes to their team for their victory over Norwich in the previous round, with teenagers Kaide Gordon, Conor Bradley and Tyler Morton all involved, and Klopp is expected to again make wholesale changes tonight.
Preston have won just two of their last 10 Championship matches and sit 19th in the table, although Frankie McAvoy’s side remain six points clear of the relegation places.
Here’s all the information you need ahead of the last-16 tie tonight.
After thrashing Manchester United 5-0 on Sunday, Liverpool will look to carry their momentum into the Carabao Cup as they face Preston North End in the last 16 at Deepdale tonight.
Mohamed Salah scored a hat-trick and the Reds secured their biggest-ever victory at Old Trafford in a remarkable afternoon, as Jurgen Klopp’s side continued their unbeaten start to the campaign.
Liverpool progressed past Norwich in the previous round to reach this stage and Klopp could offer further opportunities to the likes of 16-year-old Kaide Gordon tonight, who impressed in the 3-0 win at Carrow Road last month.
Preston, who beat Cheltenham to reach this stage, sit 19th in the Championship, 38 places behind Liverpool in the pyramid with the Reds trailing leaders Chelsea by a point in the Premier League.
Here’s everything you need to know before the match tonight.
Liverpool will look to take their impressive form into the Carabao Cup tonight as Jurgen Klopp’s side travel to face Preston North End in the last 16 at Deepdale.
Since returning from the international break, Liverpool have thrashed Watford 5-0, won at Atletico Madrid in the Champions Legaue, and secured their biggest-ever win at Old Trafford as they dismantled rivals Manchester United, again by 5-0, on Sunday.
Mohamed Salah netted a hat-trick and has now scored in 10 consecutive appearances for the Reds, but he isn’t expected to feature this evening with Klopp likely to rotate his side as he did in the previous round against Norwich.
Preston have made a slow start to the Championship and sit 19th after winning just two of their last 10 fixtures under manager Frankie McAvoy.
Here’s all you need to know ahead of the last-16 tie.
When is Preston vs Liverpool?
The match will kick off at 7:45pm on Wednesday 27 October.
How can I watch it?
It will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event and Premier League, with coverage starting at 7pm. If you’re not a Sky customer you can grab a NOWTV Day Pass here to watch without a subscription.
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What is the team news?
It would not be a surprise to see Liverpool make 11 changes from their 5-0 win at Old Trafford, although Jurgen Klopp has a number of injury problems in midfield which may force him to change his plans.
After they were already without Fabinho and Thiago for the visit to United, Liverpool then lost Naby Keita and James Milner to injuries, while Harvey Elliot is a long-term absentee.
Kaide Gordon, Conor Bradley and Tyler Morton will all be hoping to be involved once again for the Reds.
Preston: Iversen; Storey, Bauer, Hughes; Barkhueizen, Whiteman, Ledson, Earl; Johnson, Sinclair, Jakobsen
Liverpool: Kelleher; Williams, Konate, Gomez, Tsimikas; Jones, Henderson, Oxlade-Chamberlain; Minamino, Origi, Gordon
Even with a number of changes expected, if Liverpool play as well as they did in the previous round against Norwich, the Reds should progress to the quarter-finals. Preston 0-2 Liverpool