Liverpool will likely be with out key duo Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino for the second leg of its Champions League semifinal towards Barcelona on Tuesday, Jurgen Klopp has confirmed.
Salah, Liverpool’s main scorer in all competitions this season, sustained a head damage within the Reds’ 3-2 victory over Newcastle United on Saturday.
The Egypt ahead needed to be taken off on a stretcher within the 73rd minute, along with his alternative Divock Origi scoring the winner 13 minutes later.
Talking forward of Barca’s journey to Anfield, Klopp confirmed Salah had suffered a concussion however will likely be match for Sunday’s decisive final-day Premier League conflict towards Wolves.
Firmino, in the meantime, missed the Newcastle conflict with an ongoing groin drawback, and can stay on the sidelines as Liverpool seems to be to overturn a 3-Zero deficit.
“Each aren’t accessible for tomorrow,” Klopp advised a information convention. “[With Salah] it is concussion so he would not be allowed to play. That is it.
“He feels okay, however it’s not ok from a medical perspective. That is all. He is determined [to play in] every part, however we can’t do it.”
When requested if Salah will likely be accessible for the weekend, Klopp replied: “Sure.”
Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi put Barca in command of the tie at Camp Nou on Wednesday, with Salah hitting the publish late on.
Liverpool responded with a hard-fought 3-2 win at St. James’ Park, transferring again to the highest of the Premier League, with Manchester Metropolis internet hosting Leicester Metropolis on Monday.
It was a outcome which means the title will likely be selected the ultimate day of the season, when Metropolis travels to Brighton and Hove Albion as Liverpool takes on Wolves at Anfield.