Australia markets closed

    +0.40 (+0.01%)

    +0.0012 (+0.16%)
  • ASX 200

    +6.70 (+0.09%)
  • OIL

    +0.34 (+0.47%)
  • GOLD

    +3.80 (+0.20%)

    -345.44 (-0.66%)
  • CMC Crypto 200

    -9.59 (-0.95%)

West Brom vs Liverpool LIVE: Premier League team news, line-ups and more today

·1-min read
 (POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
(POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Liverpool travel to West Brom with qualification for next season’s Champions League now in their hands.

Jurgen Klopp’s side know that if they win out, they will secure a top four finish to salvage what has been a tough season defending their Premier League title amid a string of injuries.

The Baggies have fought hard under Sam Allardyce but could not avoid relegation, which means they are just playing for pride and momentum for next season when they look to bounce back and win promotion in the Championship.

Liverpool know this is part one of three ‘cup finals’ for them, with Burnley away and Crystal Palace on the final day of the season at Anfield to come, and Klopp admits his side must earn their place in Europe’s top competition: “I don’t think they give us a wildcard because of that,” said the Reds boss, whose side won a sixth European Cup in 2019.

“Some other good teams are not in yet as well - imagine a Champions League without Juventus. You have to deserve it and then you are part of it.”

PLUS: Follow the end of Tottenham vs Wolves and breaking team news from the Hawthorns

Read more:

Is West Brom vs Liverpool on TV today? Kick-off time, channel and how to watch Premier League fixture

Jurgen Klopp says ‘no problem’ with Sadio Mane after full-time show of annoyance

Liverpool’s last-gasp Champions League chase is ‘exciting’, says Jurgen Klopp