Andy Robertson ruled out of Liverpool squad vs Porto as Adam Lallana battles fitness

Andy Robertson ruled out of Liverpool squad vs Porto as Adam Lallana battles fitness

- Andy Robertson has been suspended from Tuesday UCL' clash between Liverpool squad vs Porto as Adam Lallana faces late fitness test

- James Milner or Alberto Moreno is expected to deputise, but the latter has not played since January

- Liverpool tackle Porto in the Champions League quarter-final first leg at Anfield on Tuesday

Liverpool squad members that will battle Porto in the Champions League quarter-final, first-leg clash has been leaked, less than 48 hours to the big clash.

The Mirror report revealed Reds left-back Andy Robertson will miss out of the match as he serves a one-match suspension.

James Milner is now expected to act as cover, but Alberto Moreno is another player Jurgen Klopp can also bank on despite not playing since the start of the year.

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A future breakdown of Reds squad revealed Adam Lallana is still struggling to recover from a minor muscle injury which saw him miss out Friday’s 3-1 win at Southampton.

Klopp remains wary of Porto’s might going into the clash despite claiming a 5-0 away win over them in the last 16 last campaign.

"They are a very experienced team, they are together with Benfica first in the table in Portugal," Klopp said.

"Really strong side, more experienced than last season, so it's a different game to last year. We have to play it again and we want to play it again.

"We were very clinical that night (the 5-0 win). But they can use the game last year as a motivational thing, we cannot do that.

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"When we analysed them (Porto) last season no-one thought it would be 5-0 but in that situation we were difficult to deal with. It can be a bit of a wild game as they are good at counter-pressing, creative in midfield and full-backs are good crossers,” the German tactician added.

Provisional squad: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Milner, Fabinho, Henderson, Wijnaldum, Salah, Firmino, Mane, Mignolet, Lovren, Moreno, Keita, Shaqiri, Origi, Sturridge

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Mohamed Salah has set a new Liverpool record after returning to goal scoring form for the Jurgen Klopp tutored-side on Friday, April 5, at St. Mary's Stadium.

Ahead of Southampton game, the Egyptian star has struggled in front of goal without scoring since February, which incidentally is Salah’s longest spell without a goal for the Kop side.

However, after netting Liverpool’s second goal in the 3-1 win over Southampton, Salah took his total Premier League goals to 50 strikes for the Reds.

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