Team news: Confirmed Liverpool line-up v Spartak Moscow

Liverpool make five changes for this evening’s Champions League clash with Spartak Moscow at Anfield.

Joe Gomez and Ragnar Klavan return in defence after illness, while Alberto Moreno is back in the line-up after being rested against Brighton & Hove Albion at the weekend.

There are also starts for Loris Karius and Sadio Mane as the Reds seek to secure a place in the last 16 of the tournament.

Philippe Coutinho will wear the captain’s armband.

Liverpool: Karius, Gomez, Klavan, Lovren, Moreno, Can, Wijnaldum, Coutinho, Mane, Salah, Firmino.

Subs: Mignolet, Milner, Henderson, Sturridge, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Solanke, Alexander-Arnold.