Serbia: Liverpool holds practice in Belgrade ahead of Red Star CL clash

Liverpool FC players had a feel for the turf of the 'Marakana' stadium in Belgrade, on Monday, ahead of their Champions League fixture against Red Star the following evening. Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp left out from the squad Xherdan Shaqiri, who was expected to receive a heated welcome from Serbian fans after making Albanian-eagle gestures after scoring against Serbia for Switzerland... Еще during this summer's FIFA World Cup. «We come here as a football team and we represent one of the biggest football clubs in the world, and that's why we are here: to play football. And we want to focus on that. That's all,» said Klopp. «People here all know better how the situation is; we decided not to bring Shaqiri. And I said it: he's our player and he will play a lot of games for us, but not tomorrow. That's all,» he added. On October 24, Liverpool managed to beat Red Star 4-0 at Anfield. The return leg is played at the Rajko Mitic Stadium in Belgrade, also known as 'the Marakana'. Kick off time is scheduled for 18:55 local time on Tuesday.

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