At last, the international break is over. However, it brought the bad news of Robertson’s shoulder injury which now requires surgery and will keep him out of the rest of 2023.
The Reds have no time to lament the loss of the left-back, though, as yet another early kick-off immediately follows an international break for Klopp’s side.
And after sitting out of both of Brazil’s qualifiers, Alisson is back where he belongs for Liverpool.
Liverpool: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Konate, Van Dijk, Tsimikas; Mac Allister, Szoboszlai, Gravenberch; Salah, Jota, Diaz
Substitutes: Kelleher, Gomez, Quansah, Matip, Scanlon, Endo, McConnell, Elliott, Nunez
Everton: Pickford; Young, Tarkowski, Branthwaite, Mykolenko; McNeil, Onana, Garner, Harrison; Doucoure; Calvert-Lewin
Substitutes: Virginia, Keane, Godfrey, Patterson, Gueye, Chermiti, Dobbin, Danjuma, Beto