Liverpool's Salah, Firmino ruled out of Barcelona game

Liverpool's Salah, Firmino ruled out of Barcelona game

Liverpool's Salah, Firmino ruled out of Barcelona game

Klopp suggested Salah will be fit to face Wolverhampton Wanderers on Sunday at Anfield in the team's decisive final Premier League game.

Suarez scored as the Catalans racked up a 3-0 first-leg lead at Camp Nou last week, and was an obvious pick as the Liga champions completed their post-match media duties on Monday evening. "I have all the respect for Liverpool fans, I'm thankful to them and if I score, I won't celebrate it in the same way".

"It would have been easy for Liverpool to turn their back on Suarez after his infamous clash with Patrice Evra or when he sank his teeth into Branislav Ivanovic, but our club stands by their own when times are tough and that's what all did with this little striker".

Barcelona's official Twitter account wished the 26-year-old well, with a tweet reading: "Games like these are for world-class players".

But when he gathers his Liverpool team together to try to pull off, if not Mission Impossible then Mission Highly Improbable against Barcelona at Anfield on Tuesday night, while there is hope it is worth trying.

Liverpool have overcome such deficits before in the Champions League, most famously in the 2005 final against AC Milan.

"It looks you have to be flawless to beat (Barcelona) and we should try that", Klopp said, adding his players could "fail in the most attractive way".

"I think there will be more applause than whistles", Suarez said, perhaps optimistically.

Luis Suárez opened the scoring against his former club, with Barça captain Lionel Messi bagging a brace against Klopp's men. After the first leg finished 1-1, Liverpool fell behind 1-3 at Anfield but between the 66th and 91st minutes, Sakho, Coutinho and Lovren won the game for them 4-3 to see them qualify for the next round.

"We don't have to be complacent entering into this tie". The result doesn't tell the story, they created a lot of chances.

But Klopp made a decision to change it up for the second leg with four changes and a switch in formation to 4-1-4-1 from his then preferred 4-2-3-1. We had one player, Oliver Kirch, who had only played a couple of games, but he played an unbelievable game that night against Madrid. Now we have to play better as we'll face a really hard atmosphere. "If you switch off for 30 seconds they can score and that warms up the fans".

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