Brendan Rodgers’ boys will be eying a recovery from two consecutive defeats in the league when they kick-off their Europa League campaign with an away encounter with Bordeaux on Thursday.
Liverpool, who are still to make an impact in Champions League will see Europa League competitions a chance to dig deep into the Champions League since the Europa League winners automatically earn Champions League qualifying.
Competition: Europa League
Who: Liverpool Vs Bordeaux
When: Thursday, Sept. 17
Kick-off: 6:00 pm BST
Venue: Stade Bordeaux-Atlantique
TV Channels: BT Sports
Rodgers is expected to introduce some changes in the existing squad with a major EPL clash against Norwitch scheduled for this Sunday.
Divock Origi is expected to be the part of the team today to make his first appearance for the Reds. Moreover, Jordan Rossiter could also be given chance to accompany Henderson and Joe Allen in the midfield.
Bordeaux, meanwhile, have five major absentees Lamine Sane, Gregory Sertic, Cheick Diabate, Thomas Toure and Jaroslav Plasil who have been sidelined due to respective injuries.
Bordeaux: Carrasso; Guilbert, Pablo, Saivet, Maurice-Belay, Pallois, Poundje; Chantmoe, Khazri; Rolan, Crivelli
Liverpool: Mignolet; Clyne, Can, Milner, Sakho, Toure, Moreno; Ibe, Origi, Coutinho