'It's time to revert to the tried and trusted trio'

Ian Doyle: History suggests Liverpool aren't the best at playing for a draw.

So despite only needing a point to progress to the Champions League knockout stages this evening, Jurgen Klopp will no doubt be going all out for the victory.

And that means a pretty strong side.

Defence, then, sees Fabinho and Joel Matip paired at centre-back. Andy Robertson is on the left and, despite a tough few games, Neco Williams on the right.

In goal, Alisson Becker remains the preferred choice whenever he is fit and available.

There aren't many options in midfield if, as I am doing, Liverpool stick to a 4-3-3 formation.

Jordan Henderson is back as a starter, and so is Curtis Jones to help out the never-ending Gini Wijnaldum.

Up top, it's time to revert to tried and trusted trio Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah.

However, with five substitutes allowed, don't be surprised to see Diogo Jota, Kostas Tsimikas, Rhys Wiliams, Takumi Minamino and Divock Origi all get some game time.

My team (4-3-3) : Alisson; N Williams, Matip, Fabinho, Robertson; Henderson, Wijnaldum, Jones; Salah, Firmino, Mane.

'Firmino takes a breather and Jones starts'

Paul Gorst: This game is a whole lot more important than many had hoped just six days ago.

At least a draw will be needed but yet again, centre-back issues persist.

I’d start Joel Matip in there after he trained this week and while I am minded to give Fabinho the night off, I just don’t think Liverpool can afford it yet.

Ditto for Andy Robertson who comes in at left-back with Neco Williams on the right.

In midfield I’m opting for Curtis Jones, Jordan Henderson and Gini Wijnaldum, with the Dutchman hooked for a rest if things are panning out as hoped.

Up front, Diogo Jota keeps his place as Sadio Mane returns with Mohamed Salah. Roberto Firmino to take a breather.

My team (4-3-3): Alisson; N Williams, Matip, Fabinho, Robertson; Wijnaldum, Henderson, Jones; Salah, Mane, Jota.

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Connor Dunn : There are question marks surrounding each area of Liverpool's line-up.

In defence, Fabinho played three games in just six days after returning from injury and I'm choosing to rest him for the Ajax clash with a busy period incoming and so he can recover properly.

That means Rhys Williams partners Joel Matip in the heart of the backline with Neco Williams filling in on the right due to there being very little other option right now while on the left Andy Robertson takes his place, with a view to bring Kostas Tsimikas on later in the game.

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In attack, Diogo Jota is the man in-form and simply has to play.

I'm going to put him alongside Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino in order to go full throttle for an hour and hopefully put the game beyond the visitors with all four players having almost free reign to run riot at the head of the field.

The leaves a midfield two and I'd choose the ever-present Gini Wijnaldum to keep his place with Jordan Henderson coming into the starting XI.

My team (4-2-4): Alisson; N Williams, Matip, R Williams, Robertson; Henderson, Wijnaldum; Salah, Jota, Firmino, Mane.

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'Going bold to play Jota alongside established front three'

Chris Beesley: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists he doesn't have enough fit players to rotate so in some ways that makes his task of picking a team to face Ajax much simpler.

I'd be bold and play the in-form Diogo Jota plus the rest of the Reds established front three in a similar fashion to the way they operated against Manchester City at the Etihad.

Joel Matip slots back into the heart of the defence after being rested at Brighton while in midfield, captain Jordan Henderson returns to sit alongside Gini Wijnaldum behind the side's attacking quartet.

My team (4-2-4) : Alisson; N Williams, Robertson, Matip, Fabinho; Henderson, Wijnaldum; Salah, Firmino, Jota, Mane.