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Report: When playing Chelsea in the Carabao Cup final, Klopp may make “five changes” to his starting lineup…



According to reports, Jurgen Klopp is considering making “five alterations” to his starting lineup for the Carabao Cup final against Chelsea.


One of the changes could involve Ibrahima Konate returning to the team after being benched during the 4-1 victory over Luton Town. The Reds faced several injury concerns during their recent match, resulting in a significantly weakened squad.


With the final approaching, Klopp is under pressure to make the necessary adjustments for a strong performance.


Liverpool faced a significantly weakened team on Wednesday due to injuries, as they prepare for the Carabao Cup final against Chelsea on Sunday. The pressure is mounting for the Reds.


Chelsea will be looking to take advantage of a potentially weakened Liverpool side in the final.


After being rested against Luton, Konate is expected to return to the starting lineup, as reported by the Liverpool Echo.


What changes could Klopp make to the team that won 4-1 against Luton on Wednesday? Having Virgil van Dijk and Konate in central defense together could provide Liverpool with a strong defensive foundation for the final at Wembley.


According to The Echo, Klopp is expected to make up to five changes for the match against Chelsea on Sunday. While Konate and Robertson are likely to start, it remains uncertain who the other three changes will be.


One decision Klopp needs to make is between Ryan Gravenberch and Harvey Elliott. Although Elliott performed exceptionally well against Luton, he exerted himself to the point of exhaustion and may not be fully fit for a cup final.


Additionally, there is anticipation regarding the availability of Darwin Nunez and Mohamed Salah, who recently suffered injuries and their participation in the match is yet to be determined.


Teenagers Bobby Clark, James McConnell, and Jayden Danns made an impact off the bench during the match against Luton and could potentially be included in the squad to face Chelsea this weekend.


Despite the ongoing injury concerns, Liverpool continues to consistently achieve positive results, much to the frustration of their rivals. With the exception of a 3-1 loss to Arsenal, Liverpool has emerged victorious in 12 matches and secured two draws in their last fifteen games across all competitions.


Furthermore, Liverpool’s impressive 4-1 triumph over Luton has also made them the first team to reach a milestone of 100 goals in all competitions among Europe’s top five leagues.


Despite the potential departure of Klopp and the significant injury crisis, he continues to work wonders at Anfield, producing remarkable performances.