The Liverpool XI Klopp must pick to beat Middlesbrough

After another match that saw valuable points dropped against West Ham on Sunday, Jurgen Klopp travels to the North East to take on Middlesbrough tonight.

The German manager has aspirations of closing the gap on Chelsea at the summit of the Premier League, but the Reds must overcome the challenge presented by the newly-promoted Teesside outfit, who have been defensively resolute this term. This will be a more difficult task than it perhaps may have been a few weeks ago, as injuries are starting to decimate the squad Klopp has at his disposal.

Meanwhile, Boro go into the game with Liverpool hoping to take points of another title contender having already forced Manchester City and Arsenal to drop two points in recent weeks.

Aitor Karanka’s side look a safe bet to avoid the drop this season, but Liverpool will be keen to add to their concerns over relegation.

With all this taking into consideration, we here at FootballFanCast believe Klopp must pick this starting XI at the Riverside Stadium…