Robertson and Salah expected to feature against Crystal Palace but Milner will miss out

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Jürgen Klopp expects to have Andy Robertson and Mohamed Salah involved in Wednesday night’s clash with Crystal Palace at Anfield.

Robertson wasn’t in the matchday squad against Everton while Salah was on the bench but didn’t come on in the 0-0 draw at Goodison Park.

Speaking to before Sunday’s match, Klopp explained the reasoning his Everton selection:

“There are different reasons for the line-up.

“It’s a really special time and in this time, after four weeks’ pre-season and preparation, we cannot ignore that we play again on Wednesday. I just can’t. It’s not the last game of the season, so I have to think a little bit about it.

“Some players couldn’t train in the last week – they trained, but not with the team – like Mo and Robbo, but yesterday they were in training and both looked really good. That’s why Mo is in the squad, Robbo not yet but on Wednesday [he will be] again.

“For Robbo, it was better to have a proper session today and then be in for Wednesday, and for Mo, it is the right thing to do it like this.”

Both Joël Matip and James Milner went off injured in the Merseyside derby as Liverpool stumbled to a scoreless draw with their near neighbours. Klopp gave the following update on both players during his post-match press conference:

“Millie felt a hamstring a little bit, but we had this in the past. Millie is not often injured and hopefully it is not serious. He is smart enough to show up in the moment when he feels it, so hopefully it was the right moment.

“Maybe not Wednesday [he will be available for], but after that I would hope for.

“Joel was unlucky and we had to make a quick decision. It was a situation with Richarlison and he bent or stretched or his big toe.

“I don’t think a lot of people have had that; it is really painful, but hopefully it settles, the pain settles and then we will see. I hope nothing serious has happened, but I don’t know yet.”

Liverpool play Crystal Palace on Wednesday night in the first-ever Premier League fixture held behind closed doors at Anfield. If The Reds take all three points against Palace and then manage at least a draw at Manchester City on July 2nd, the club’s 19th league title success will be secured.

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