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Jurgen Klopp has a big selection decision to make to keep Liverpool's Champions League dream alive

John Aldridge


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Liverpool's Roberto Firmino (left) is under pressure for his place after a goal drought at Anfield. Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

Liverpool's Roberto Firmino (left) is under pressure for his place after a goal drought at Anfield. Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

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Liverpool's Roberto Firmino (left) is under pressure for his place after a goal drought at Anfield. Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

ROBERTO Firmino is giving Jurgen Klopp a major headache ahead of tonight’s Champions League showdown with Atletico Madrid.

Liverpool need to come from 1-0 down to claim a quarter-final spot and on current form, Firmino does not merit a place in the starting line-up as he is threatening to go through an entire season without scoring a goal at Anfield.

Just think about that statement for a moment - never in the long history of Liverpool has the player leading their forward line got to the middle of March without scoring a goal on home soil, but that is the position Firmino finds himself in and, unsurprisingly, he has been affected by it.