Liverpool’s goalkeeper Adrian featured in the Reds’ starting line-up against Southampton on Saturday.
The starting line-up witnessed the presence of the iconic Egyptian star Mohamed Salah, alongside Sadio Mane, and Firmino
Liverpool’s second- choice keeper, whose penalty save from Tammy Abraham secured the UEFA Super Cup for the Reds against Chelsea on Wednesday, August 14, suffered a freak injury because of post-match celebrations in Istanbul.
Liverpool head coach Jürgen Klopp unveiled on Friday that Adrian could miss the Reds’ clash against Southampton on Saturday in the Premier League due to a freak injury, before confirming his existence in the line-up today. The second-choice keeper participated with the Reds after Alisson’s calf injury.
Liverpool’s first-choice keeper suffered a calf injury against Norwich City in the opening match of the Premier League and was replaced by summer signing Adrian.
The Reds made an ideal start to the 2019-20 season by demolishing newly-promoted Norwich City at Anfield 4-1 on Friday night. Liverpool will resume their adventure in the Premier League against Southampton on Saturday, August 17.
It is worth mentioning that Liverpool ended their 14-year wait for a UEFA Super Cup title by beating Chelsea on penalties 5-4 to win the tournament at Vodafone Park Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey.
Defenders: Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Virgil van Dijk, Andrew Robertson
Midfielder: Wijnaldum, Milner, Oxlade-Chamberlain
Forwards: Mane, Salah, Firmino