Liverpool’s starting lineup against. Newcastle has been confirmed, with the club confirming three COVID-19 instances.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has made two forced changes to his starting lineup for tonight’s match against Newcastle, as the Reds look for an eighth win in a row.

As second-placed Liverpool takes on 19th-placed Newcastle at Anfield this evening, Virgil van Dijk, Fabinho, and Curtis Jones are all isolated following suspected positive COVID-19 tests.

As things stand, Liverpool’s match against Tottenham on Sunday is also expected to go ahead, although Van Dijk and Fabinho are both out tonight due to the new COVID-19 version.

Behind a back four of Trent Alexander-Arnold, Joel Matip, Ibrahima Konate, and Andy Robertson, Alisson is one among those who will maintain his spot.

Jordan Henderson begins as No. 6 in midfield, alongside Thiago and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

And Diogo Jota is fit to return to the attack, with the Portuguese set to start ahead of a healthy Roberto Firmino, with Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane on either wing.

After a protracted hamstring injury, Firmino is on the bench, with Takumi Minamino and Kostas Tsimikas among the other alternatives on the bench.

Liverpool: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Konate, Robertson; Henderson, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Thiago; Salah, Mane, Jota; Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Konate, Robertson; Henderson, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Thiago; Salah, Mane, Jota

Kelleher, Pitaluga, Gomez, Tsimikas, Williams, Milner, Keita, Minamino, Firmino are the substitutes.

Newcastle: Dubravka; Manquillo, Schar, Lascelles, Lewis; Hayden, Shelvey; Fraser, Murphy, Saint-Maximin; Joelinton; ;

Darlow, Clark, Hendrick, Willock, Longstaff, Ritchie, Almiron, Wilson, Gayle are the substitutes.

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