Liverpool go in search of more European silverware this evening as they contest the 2019 UEFA Super Cup against Chelsea at Besiktas Park.
We're in Turkey with the Reds to bring you all of the build-up, action and reaction from the annual showpiece match, which Jürgen Klopp's side are aiming to win for a fourth time in club history.https://twitter.com/LFC/status/1161684658486071296https://twitter.com/LFC/status/1161533914973786112Line-up:Beşiktaş Park:Klopp's pre match presser:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jfd-y20Jnz4Stat attack...
Here are some key facts and figures ahead of kick-off in Istanbul...
Victory would see Liverpool move level with Real Madrid on the Super Cup roll of honour with four wins, one behind AC Milan and Barcelona
This is the 44th edition of the European Super Cup but the first to be held in Turkey and first to feature two English teams
An appearance for Joel Matip at Besiktas Park would be his 100th for Liverpool
The Reds were the last English club to win the Super Cup, beating CSKA Moscow 3-1 after extra-time in Monaco in 2005Team news:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5xIlAp000E
Liverpool’s teamsheet for the Super Cup is in and it indicates starts in attack for Sadio Mane and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain as Jürgen Klopp makes five changes from the team deployed against Norwich City on Friday night. Adrian is handed a full debut in goal, replacing the injured Alisson Becker.Liverpool:
Adrian, Gomez, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson, Fabinho, Milner, Henderson, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Mane, Salah.Subs:
Lonergan, Kelleher, Wijnaldum, Firmino, Lallana, Shaqiri, Brewster, Origi, Hoever, Alexander-Arnold, Elliott.Chelsea:
Kepa, Christensen, Azpilicueta, Zouma, Emerson, Jorginho, Kovacic, Kanté, Pulisic, Pedro, GiroudSubs:
Caballero, Gilmour, Rudiger, Tomori, Zappacosta, Alonso, Barkley, Kenedy, Mount, Abraham, Willian, Batshuayi