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Liverpool face a must-win tomorrow against FC Basel. A win means they're through to the knockout rounds. A loss or or draw means they're out. Or into the Europa League, which might be worse.
from the moment the draw for the Champions League group stages was made, there always seemed a good chance Liverpool's final match against FC Basel could be decisive. At Anfield, against the group's other most likely side to finish second behind Real Madrid, and knowing that nothing less than a positive result would do.

In the end, that's how it's turned out, though the path to get to this point has been far rockier than most ever expected. Few would have expected Liverpool would have only four points heading into their final match, their win and draw coming against the group's supposed cannon fodder, Ludogorets, who also have four points but trail head to head.

Basel, who have won two matches including their first against Liverpool, stand on six points and are the better positioned side to advance, knowing a draw on Tuesday night will be enough to qualify them for the knockout rounds. I all likelihood, that means sitting back, setting up on the counter, and hoping that Liverpool's struggles in attack continue.

Striker Marco Streller scored when the two sides first met, his 52nd minute strike handing the Swiss side all three points. He and speedy 20-year-old Derlis Gonzalez, who has scored twice in the Champions League and is Basel's next Mohamed Salah or next next Xherdan Shaqiri on the wing, will likely provide the Swiss side's main attacking threat.

Midfielder Shkelzen Gashi, Basel's set piece taker and leading scorer in the league, will look to arrive in the box late to pounce on any scrambled balls. He's also got a deadly shot from distance, both from open play and dead ball situations, and regularly scores the kind of driven goals from outside the penalty area that once made Steven Gerrard famous.

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