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Confirmed team news for this evening’s Super Cup clash against Chelsea.

LIVERPOOL: Adrián; Gomez, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Fabinho, Henderson, Milner; Oxlade-Chamberlain, Salah, Mané.

SUBS: Lonergan, Kelleher, Wijnaldum, Firmino, Lallana, Shaqiri, Brewster, Origi, Hoever, Alexander-Arnold, Elliott.

CHELSEA: Kepa, Azpilicueta, Christensen, Zouma, Emerson, Kovacic, Jorginho, Kante, Pedro, Pulisic, Giroud.

SUBS: Caballero, Rudiger, Alonso, Barkley, Abraham, Willian, Kenedy, Mount, Zappacosta, Batshuayi, Tomori, Gilmour.

This is Oxlade-Chamberlain’s first senior competitive start for The Reds since his serious knee injury against Roma in April 2018, 477 days ago.

Naby Keita suffered a muscle strain (hip area) and is ruled out tonight. He will be assessed again ahead of this weekend’s trip to Southampton.

League Cup

The draw for the second round of the League Cup took place last night. 13 Premier League clubs enter the competition at the next stage of the competition but clubs who are involved in European competitions are given a bye to the next round.

Carabao Cup 2nd Round Draw – Northern Section

  • Crewe vs Aston Villa
  • Lincoln vs Everton
  • Leeds vs Stoke
  • Sheffield United vs Blackburn
  • Rotherham vs Sheffield Wednesday or Bury
  • Newcastle vs Leicester
  • Burton vs Morecambe
  • Burnley vs Sunderland
  • Nottingham Forest vs Derby
  • Grimsby vs Macclesfield
  • Preston vs Hull
  • Rochdale vs Carlisle

Carabao Cup 2nd Round Draw – Southern Section

  • Plymouth vs Reading
  • Crawley vs Norwich
  • Newport vs West Ham
  • Oxford vs Millwall
  • Watford vs Coventry
  • Swansea vs Cambridge
  • Cardiff vs Luton
  • Bristol Rovers vs Brighton
  • Crystal Palace vs Colchester
  • Fulham vs Southampton
  • Bournemouth vs Forest Green
  • Southend vs MK Dons
  • QPR vs Portsmouth

Naby Keita is set to be assessed this morning ahead of this evening’s Super Cup game against Chelsea. The Liverpool midfielder was withdrawn from last night’s training session with what appeared to be a muscle problem but as yet there has been no further update. As soon as we are provided with an update we will let you know.

Supporters are reminded that this evening’s Super Cup game between Liverpool and Chelsea will be broadcast live on BT Sport in the UK.