After taking an early direct in that clash with the Serie A giants courtesy of a Fikayo Tomori individual intention, Jurgen Klopp’s facet missed a penalty by Mohamed Salah right before Ante Rebic and Brahim Diaz struck for the Rossoneri with a speedy-hearth double just before the interval.
However, Liverpool would not be denied as Salah and Jordan Henderson the two netted in the next half to kick-off their quest for a seventh European Cup with an eventful victory.
They also lie at the summit of the Premier League right after six matches in 2021/22, a level very clear of Manchester Town, Chelsea, Manchester United and Everton immediately after becoming held to a thrilling 3-3 tie at Brentford on Saturday night.
Keita endured a foot injuries throughout final week’s Carabao Cup defeat of Norwich and skipped the subsequent conference with Brentford, even though was teaching at Melwood on Monday right before the flight to Portugal.
Correct-back Neco Williams has also now returned to teaching for the 1st time this season, however Thiago Alcantara (calf) and Harvey Elliott (ankle) are continue to sidelined.
Liverpool predicted XI: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Van Dijk, Gomez, Robertson, Henderson, Fabinho, Keita, Salah, Firmino, Mane
Tuesday 28 September 8pm BST
Location Estadio do Dragao, Porto
Liverpool squad from: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Konate, Tsimikas, Fabinho, Henderson, Keita, Salah, Firmino, Mane, Kelleher, Adrian, N Williams, Van Dijk, Matip, Phillips, Robertson, Milner, Jones, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Minamino, Origi
Injured: Thiago Alcantara (calf), Harvey Elliott (ankle)