Mane back for Liverpool as Roma make changes for Champions League second leg

Mane back to Liverpool while Roma makes changes for the second leg of the Champions League

Looking to reverse a 5-2 deficit in the first leg, Rome coach Eusebio Di Francesco has abandoned a defense three men to go on the attack. [19659003] Omnisport

News May 2, 2018, 23:43 IST


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Forward of Liverpool Sadio Mane

Sadio Mane is in a position to start for Liverpool against a Roma team that changed formation for the second leg of the Champions League semi-final.

with a hamstring problem, striker Mané took no chances in the Premier League 0-0 draw against struggling Stoke City.

However, Senegal's international returns for the crucial game at the Stadio Olimpico, while captain Jordan Henderson and winger Trent Alexander-Arnold overcame the punches picked up over the weekend to play.

Georginio Wijnaldum is selected in the absence of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who suffered a knee injury that ended the season in Liverpool's 5-2 victory at Anfield last Tuesday.

Regarding Rome, Eusebio Di Francesco seems Have returned to a 4-3-3 system after the decision to line up a three-man defense failed spectacularly in the first leg.

Midfielder Juan Jesús is eliminated as hosts from the field Stephan El Shaarawy and Patrik Schick in a three front led by Edin Dzeko.

Kevin Strootman and Diego Perotti, who scored Rome's second goal from the penalty spot in the first match, are missing for the hosts due to an injury.

After defeating Bayern Munich 4-3 on aggregate, Real Madrid awaits the winners in the final.

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