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A look at Liverpool possible Lineup for Carabao Cup Clash with Leicester
On Wednesday night, Jurgen Klopp could face yet another round of “wholesale” alterations, having made a significant 19 changes in his last two Liverpool matches.
In goal, Caoimhin Kelleher is expected to return after his role in the 3-1 Europa League victory over LASK, solidifying his status as quality backup.
The right-back position is a question mark. Joe Gomez’s strong performance against West Ham might earn him rest, possibly giving way to Stefan Bajcetic as Trent Alexander-Arnold recovers from injury.
In the center of defence, Jarell Quansah may start, but Klopp’s choice of partner for him is uncertain. Captain Virgil van Dijk, Ibrahima Konate, and Joel Matip all have their reasons for hoping to start alongside Quansah.
Kostas Tsimikas is likely to replace Andy Robertson on the left.
Wataru Endo is set to anchor the midfield, with Harvey Elliott, Ryan Gravenberch, and even Bobby Clark potentially getting game-time. Curtis Jones, Dominik Szoboszlai, and Alexis Mac Allister may be on the bench.
Liverpool’s forward line boasts depth this season, with Cody Gakpo and Diogo Jota expected to start alongside the promising Ben Doak. This rotation is a far cry from previous seasons, where resting first-choice players often led to a drop in quality.
Star players like Mo Salah, Luis Diaz, and Darwin Nunez can rest, preserving their energy for future matches in the competition, as Liverpool aims to secure a record 10th Carabao Cup win.
Klopp faces an intriguing lineup dilemma as he seeks to make League Cup history this season.