Confirmed XI's: Liverpool vs PSG

UEFA Champions League

PSG will have a fresh Neymar and Kylian Mbappe for tonight's clash as both players missed the 4-0 victory of Guingamp this weekend.

Last season's finalists, however, do hold a favourable record against French opposition since the competitions inception - winning seven of their 12 previous European Cup/Champions League matches.

Despite the record, manager Jurgen Klopp is wary of the attacking threat the Ligue 1 champions possess for tonight's opening Group C encounter.

"He [Neymar] was rested at the weekend so he will be 100% fresh for us and we will see the full Neymar package and we have to cope with that," Klopp said in the pre-match press conference.

The French champions are managed by Thomas Tuchel - the man who took over at Borussia Dortmund when Klopp left for Liverpool in 2015 - and have won all five league games this season, scoring 17 goals.

"Paris are one of the favourites for the competition, for sure," Klopp said. "This team is built for winning the Champions League. They have unbelievable quality.

"I have said it before, I like these challenges, but I only like it because I have a really good football team. If I was not a manager, I would watch this game."

Confirmed line-ups:

Liverpool: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson, Milner, Henderson, Wijnaldum, Salah, Sturridge, Mané.

PSG: Aréola, Meunier, Thiago Silva, Kimpembe, Bernat, Rabiot, Marquinhos, Di María, Mbappé, Cavani, Neymar.

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