Atalanta vs Liverpool: team news, lineup, 3rd November 2020

Atalanta vs Liverpool: team news, lineup, 3rd November 2020

Champions League Group D Match, Atalanta face Liverpool at 3 p.m. ET. Liverpool face the biggest test of their European credentials so far as they travel to Italy to take on Atalanta. Atalanta have four points after the were 4-0 winners against the Superliga team and then drew 2-2 against Ajax.

English champions currently sit two points clear at the top of Group D after following a narrow away win over Ajax with a 2-0 defeat of Danish debutants FC Midtjylland at Anfield last week. Jurgen Klopp’s side then left it late to overcome resurgent West Ham in the Premier League on Saturday, with Mohamed Salah and summer signing Diogo Jota netting in both of those most recent victories.

Nathaniel Phillips made his Premier League debut for Liverpool as the Hammers were beaten on Saturday but is not currently eligible to play in this tournament. James Milner is one yellow card away from a suspension in the Champions League, having been booked in each of the previous two Group D games.

Atalanta vs Liverpool Match Info

Date: Tuesday, Nov. 3

Time: 3 p.m. ET

Location: Gewiss Stadium -- Bergamo, Italy

Atalanta vs Liverpool Team News

Liverpool are without Virgil van Dijk for the foreseeable future after the defender underwent knee surgery. Thiago and Joel Matip are close to a return but are not set to feature in this one.

Fabinho remains sidelined for Liverpool - who will be without talismanic centre-back Virgil van Dijk for several months following knee surgery - with a thigh injury, while Thiago Alcantara is still absent as he battles a knee issue.

Atalanta vs Liverpool Lineup

Atalanta Possible Line UP: Sportiello; Toloi, Romero*, Djimsiti; Hateboer*, Malinovskiy, Freuler, Pasalic, Mojica; Gomez, Muriel.

Liverpool Possible Line UP: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Phillips, Gomez, Robertson; Jones, Henderson, Wijnaldum; Salah, Mane, Firmino.