Liverpool's Mohamed Salah to miss Barcelona semi-final

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE ENGLAND- MAY 04 Mohamed Salah of Liverpool reacts as he receives medical treatment during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Liverpool FC at St. James Park

Liverpool forward Mo Salah's season is doubtful after a dangerous collision with Newcastle's goalkeeper. More

With the Premier League title-chasers needing to overturn a 3-0 deficit to reach June's final at the Wanda Metropolitano, it seems unlikely that Klopp will repeat his conservative first-leg tactic of fielding Georginio Wijnaldum as a false nine.

"[With Salah] it's concussion so he wouldn't be allowed to play". He feels ok, but it is not enough... Let's see how he likes it when the Liverpool fans and the Anfield crowd turn against him.

Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde warned his side to learn from their experience in losing to Roma but does not expect a repeat when his side face Liverpool in the Champions League semi-finals.

Suarez was crowned PFA player of the year in the 2013/14 campaign for leading Liverpool's Premier League title challenge, before they were edged out by Manchester City.

Liverpool are not only 3-0 down, but without strike duo Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah due to injury. Two of the best strikers in the world are not available and we have to score four goals.

'We know this is a guy who would run over his granny to score a goal, but everyone should have some respect for those who have been good to you in the past, but Suarez threw the support Liverpool gave him back in our faces'.

Liverpool arguably deserve some luck given the way the match last week panned out, and Loris Karius' performance in last season's showpiece event, but Salah has succumbed to concussion in a week where the issue has come back to the fore in English football.

"We have to do it our own way and we will try".

"We had a three-goal advantage a year ago as well and we still got knocked out", he said.

Klopp hoped the season would not end in double disappointment: "Together with our supporters this was a long season and there's a little chance to make it even longer".

"It doesn't make life easier but as long as we have 11 players on the pitch we will try. if we can do it wonderful and if not, fail in the most attractive way".

"If we can do it, wonderful, and if not then fail in the most attractive way, if you want, with a close result".

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