Liverpool vs Aston villa live
Liverpool host Aston Villa this weekend as Jurgen Klopp’s side aim to stay in the top-four race, alongside rivals Manchester United and Newcastle United, in the season run-in.
The Reds have hit a superb run of form in recent weeks, with seven consecutive Premier League wins ahead of this weekend, as the gap to fourth place continues to tighten.
Villa are also in the running for a European spot, battling against Brighton & Hove Albion and Tottenham for the Europa League and Europa Conference League spots for next season
Liverpool vs Aston Villa lineups, team news
Klopp has confirmed no fresh injury worries ahead of this game with Thiago Alcantara, Stefan Bajcetic and Naby Keita all set to miss out. James Milner and Roberto Firmino are likely to be given farewell Anfield cameos off the bench, after the club confirmed their joint summer exit this week, along with Keita and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
Liverpool lineup (4-3-3): Alisson (GK) — Alexander-Arnold, Konate, Van Dijk, Robertson — Henderson, Fabinho, Jones — Salah, Gakpo, Diaz
Unai Emery is likely to stick with an unchanged team following Villa’s impressive 2-1 win over Tottenham last time out, with former Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho ruled out.
Aston Villa lineup (4-4-2): Martinez (GK) — Young, Konsa, Mings, Moreno — Bailey, McGinn, Luiz, Ramsey — Watkins, Buendia