Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

The Heads Up

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

The Heads Up

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in association with BRINGING YOU A 'HEADS UP' ON THE WEEKEND'S M.E.N FANTASY FOOTBALL ACTION FIRMINO IS KEY MAN IN LIVERPOOL REVENGE BID LIVERPOOL were dumped out of the Carabao Cup by Chelsea in midweek, in a game where Jurgen Klopp and Maurizio Sarri both made eight changes to their lineups.

The pair face off again on Saturday and will be back with their first-choice XIs. Crucially for the Reds, that means Roberto Firmino will be back leading the line.

As a scorer and creator of goals, the Brazilian is utterly crucial to Klopp's men. And against a Chelsea side that like to play open, expansive football but leave themselves open, his use of space and ability in the final third could wreak havoc.

He was only a substitute in the League Cup tie between the duo. Back in from the start, he can shine.. …

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