Everything you need to know ahead of the Premier League clash at the bet365 Stadium on Wednesday evening

Liverpool will travel to Stoke with the intention of closing the week with a victory after surrendering leads in their previous two fixtures over the past seven days. 

Draws away to Sevilla and at home to Chelsea – usually creditable results – were doused with disappointment after Jurgen Klopp’s side took control in both fixtures before having to settle for a share in the points.

Liverpool 7/1 to beat Stoke 2-0

“We dominated Chelsea,” the Reds boss said. “They came here, gave us the ball and said ‘come on, try something’. We did it, but in the end you want to win.

“I still feel we are on a good way, that’s what you have to show again and again and again and again.”


Centre-back Dejan Lovren could feature on Saturday, while midfielder Emre Can will be in contention to start.

The duo both sat out the draw with Chelsea at Anfield due to minor problems.

“Dejan probably will be close. It is not a big thing; it’s a little bit of little bit of swelling and we have to figure out what it is exactly,” Klopp said.

“He will try to run in a few minutes, I spoke to him a second ago.

“Emre is back, it was not a big thing but it was big enough that he could not play the last game. He is back and it is a full squad, for sure.”


Neither club have any suspension concerns, but former Reds midfielder Joe Allen is one caution away…

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