Defensive duo Trent Alexander-Arnold and Joel Matip have been ruled out of Wednesday nights game against Genk.

Alexander-Arnold, who yesterday was shortlisted for the Ballon D’Or along with seven other Liverpool players misses the game through illness.

Fellow England international Joe Gomez is expected to fill in at right-back.

Cameroonian defender Matip will be absent due to a sore knee with Dejan Lovren the likely replacement for the match in Belgium.

The Reds are set for a boost as they welcome back Mohamed Salah.

The Egyptian missed Sunday’s draw against Manchester United but returned to training Tuesday afternoon.

Liverpool are looking to end a run of four straight away group game defeats in the Champions League when they travel to the Luminus Arena.

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