Brendan Rodgers will place priority on Sunday’s Premier League home match with Man United as his side travel to Switzerland for their first Europa League group match against Young Boys of Bern on Thursday.
Liverpool have included Dani Pacheco and Suso in their squad for this season’s Europa League.
The draw for the Europa League group stages has been made this Friday lunchtime, with Liverpool being drawn against Italian side Udinese, Young Boys of Switzerland and Anzhi Makhachkala of Russia.
Liverpool came from behind to equalise against Hearts and progress to the group stages of the Europa League on Thursday night.
Brendan Rodgers was happy with his side’s performance as they beat Hearts 1-0 at Tynecastle in the first leg of the Europa League preliminary round on Thursday night.
A second half own goal from Hearts defender Andy Webster was the difference between the two sides as the Reds took control of the first leg of this Europa League play-off round tie.
Watch Fabio Borini’s first goal for Liverpool, Steven Gerrard net his first of the season and Glen Johnson score a screamer as the Reds beat FC Gomel 4-0 on aggregate in the Europa League on Thursday night.
Brendan Rodgers first match in charge of Liverpool at Anfield couldn’t have gone much better as Liverpool cruised past their Belarusian opponents in the Europa League qualifying round.
FC Gomel 0-1 Liverpool
Brendan Rodgers’ first competitive game as Liverpool manager ended in a 1-0 victory courtesy of Stewart Downing’s second-half strike.
Seventeen year old winger Raheem Sterling has been included in Liverpool’s squad for their Europa League third round qualifier against FC Gomel of Belarus on Thursday.
Liverpool will play Belarus’ FC Gomel in the Europa League third qualifying round, it was confirmed today.