The Reds arrived in Serbia on Monday, with the manager naming a 21-man squad for their fourth game in Group C, omitting Xherdan Shaqiri.
Shaqiri was left out to “avoid distractions,” according to Klopp, due to his Kosovan roots and this deprives Tuesday’s away side with a key threat.
Regardless, Klopp has fielded a strong XI at the Rajko Mitic Stadium, looking for a repeat performance from the 4-0 thrashing of Red Star last time out in Europe.
Leaving Shaqiri behind ensures Klopp is without one of his regular backup options on the bench, though he can still call upon the likes of Firmino, Keita and Divock Origi in Belgrade.
Red Star: Borjan; Stojkovic, Savic, Degenek, Rodic; Krsticic, Jovancic; Srnic, Marin, Ben; Pavkov
Substitutes: Popovic, Jovicic, Babic, Stoiljkovic, Causic, Simic, Gobeljic
Liverpool: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Wijnaldum, Milner, Lallana; Mane, Salah, Sturridge
Substitutes: Mignolet, Gomez, Moreno, Fabinho, Keita, Origi, Firmino