Why Darwin Nunez & Thiago are missing for Liverpool vs Nottingham Forest

Liverpool face off with Nottingham Forest on Saturday afternoon.

Liverpool head into the Forest match expected to make it three wins from three.

The Reds have won their last two league matches, whilst also keeping clean sheets in the process.

This has moved Liverpool up to 7th in the table, just four points away from the top-four.

As for Nottingham Forest, they sit dead bottom of the Premier League with one win from 11. Forest also have the second-worst defence in the PL and look set for a swift return to the Championship.

Ahead of the game, Liverpool released their starting line-up an hour before kick-off and there were a lot of changes.

Diogo Jota and Luis Diaz are out injured, whilst Trent Alexander-Arnold was dropped to the bench.

Darwin Nunez and Thiago were also not included in the matchday squad on Saturday. The reason for this is explained below:

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Josh Barker

Josh Barker

Middlesbrough fan from the North East of England. @JoshBarker979 on Twitter.

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