Confirmed Liverpool lineup vs. Brighton: Can and Robertson named in experimental defence

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Jurgen Klopp has once again shuffled his pack, making six changes to his Liverpool lineup for Wednesday’s Premier League clash away to Brighton.

The Reds have made the long trip to East Sussex to take on Chris Hughton’s newly promoted Seagulls, looking to extend their unbeaten run to eight games.

Klopp has rotated his side in recent weeks, with five changes for the home draw with Chelsea and then six for the midweek victory away to Stoke.

And he has continued this approach at the Amex Stadium, for Liverpool’s first meeting with Brighton since 2012.

Simon Mignolet retains his place in goal, with Trent Alexander-Arnold, Emre Can, Dejan Lovren and Andrew Robertson lining up in an experimental back four.

Jordan Henderson comes back into midfield alongside Georginio Wijnaldum and James Milner, with Philippe Coutinho shifting forward into attack.

The Brazilian is joined by Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino, with Sadio Mane on the bench.

Joel Matip misses out due to a thigh injury that is likely to keep him sidelined until next year, while neither Joe Gomez or Alberto Moreno are among Klopp’s substitutes.

Gomez is absent due to illness, while Ragnar Klavan is available in reserve despite missing training on Friday.

Brighton: Ryan; Bruno, Duffy, Dunk, Bong; Knockaert, Propper, Stephens, Brown; Gross; Murray

Substitutes: Krul, Goldson, Schelotto, Kayal, Izquierdo, March, Hemed

Liverpool: Mignolet; Alexander-Arnold, Can, Lovren, Robertson; Henderson, Wijnaldum, Milner; Salah, Coutinho, Firmino

Substitutes: Karius, Klavan, Grujic, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Mane, Sturridge, Solanke

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