Liverpool miss key-player Firmino at Barca clash, Egypt’s Salah doubtful

Liverpool miss key-player Firmino at Barca clash, Egypt’s Salah doubtful
Salah was injured in the Newcastle match

Liverpool will be without their Brazilian forward Roberto Firmino for Tuesday's Champions League semi-final second leg against Barcelona at Anfield while Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah is doubtful, manager Juergen Klopp said on Saturday.

Klopp could also be without another key forward in Mohamed Salah after the Egyptian was carried off with a head injury in Saturday's 3-2 win at Newcastle.

Firmino, whohas a muscular injury, was not included in the match day squad for Saturday'sgame at St. James' Park and Klopp said he will not feature against theSpaniards as Liverpool look to overturn a 3-0 deficit from the first leg.

"He will not be ready for Tuesday and the rest we will see," said Klopp, whose side face Wolves in their final Premier League game on May 12.

Klopp saidit was too soon to say whether Salah would be able to play against Barca.

"What Iheard, he got the hip of the goalie on his head," Klopp said.

"He was thenon the ground and the doc had to make a decision 'on the pitch or off thepitch', and the decision was off the pitch. We accept that of course.

"When wecame in he was sitting in the dressing room watching the game on television. Sohe was then fine, but of course we have to wait. He got a proper knock,obviously, in that situation."

DivockOrigi, who grabbed the 86th minute winner at Newcastle, could start againstBarca while Daniel Sturridge, who started on Saturday, would be another option.

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