The Liverpool fans here in the Transfer Tavern are gearing up for a last 16 match against FC Porto tonight after a relatively good run of form in recent weeks. Indeed, their routine win over Southampton on Sunday was the ideal warm-up for their attacking stars. 

Liverpool will be looking to continue the stunning form that saw them remain unbeaten in the group stages, alongside finding the net 23 times in the six matches. The Reds have the ability to blow any team away and that’s exactly what Jurgen Klopp will be looking for tonight, in a bid to bring some kind of advantage back to Anfield for the return leg.

Our regulars have enjoyed watching Liverpool this season, however, are very mindful that a second-half collapse much like that against Sevilla can happen at any point if they self-destruct.

With defensive reinforcements brought in and a re-jig of players after the sale of Philippe Coutinho, Klopp will be expecting his players to level up and our landlord takes a look at which TWO players, in particular, should be the difference…