All you need to know about the first leg
The postponement of last week’s intended first leg at the Emirates Stadium means this fixture, going ahead as scheduled, is now the first 90 minutes of the two-legged tie to decide who reaches the final.
The second leg will now occur on Thursday 20 一月, with Liverpool over a Covid outbreak scare driven by a number of “false postives”, 根据 于尔根·克洛普.
穆罕默德·萨拉赫, Sadio Mane and Thomas Partey are among the players away at the Africa Cup of Nations who will be unavailable to Klopp and Arsenal counterpart 米克尔·阿尔特塔.
The game kicks off at 7:45pm GMT on Thursday 13 January at Anfield.
The match will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Football and Ultra HD, with coverage beginning at 7pm. Subscribers can stream the fixture via the Sky Go app.
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Trent Alexander-Arnold was, eventually, the only Liverpool player confirmed to have contracted Covid, but the right-back has been able to return to training this week and may feature. Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah are away at the Africa Cup of Nations, along with Naby Keita, while Divock Origi is among those on the treatment table.
Arsenal have had their own issues with the coronavirus and it was a thin squad beaten at the City Ground in Nottingham. Granit Xhaka missed the game after a positive test, while Emile Smith Rowe (groin) and Takehiro Tomiyasu (calf) were also absent.
Mikel Arteta has four players in Cameroon for Africa’s continental competition, including exiled striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. A lack of available senior midfielders could cause Arteta to favour an attacking lineup.
Liverpool XI: 阿利松; 亚历山大-阿诺德, 范戴克, 马蒂普, 罗伯逊; 法比尼奥, 蒂亚戈, 琼斯; 张伯伦, Firmino, 谁
Arsenal XI: 拉姆斯代尔; Cedric, 白色的, 加布里埃尔, 蒂尔尼; 史密斯罗, Lokonga, 奥德高; 说, Lacazette, Martinelli.
Arsenal will be hoping to right the wrongs of their FA Cup defeat, but a stretched squad may find things tough against a Liverpool side eyeing silverware and keen to take charge of the tie with unexpected first leg home advantage. 利物浦 3-1 兵工厂