Liverpool vs Lyon: Prediction, team news, kick-off time, TV, live stream, h2h for friendly today

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Liverpool return to action against Lyon today.

Officially titled the Dubai Super Cup, the mid-season tournament is being held in the UAE as teams travel out of chilly Europe for warm-weather training camps.

The match is Liverpool’s first of their trip, with AC Milan to come before they get back to domestic action against Manchester City on December 22 in the Carabao Cup.

Lyon lost to Arsenal on Thursday as part of their preparations.

Here are all the details...

Date, kick-off time and venue

Liverpool vs Lyon is scheduled for a 2pm GMT kick-off on Sunday December 11, 2022.

The match will take place at Al-Maktoum Stadium in Dubai.

Where to watch Liverpool vs Lyon

TV channel: The match will be televised live on LFC TV.

Live stream: Subscribers can watch the match via the Liverpool club app or website.

Live blog: You can follow all the action on matchday via Standard Sport’s live blog.

 (Arsenal FC via Getty Images)
(Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Liverpool vs Lyon team news

Naby Keita is back in training as he approaches a return from injury, although Arthur Melo and Diogo Jota remain out.

Luis Diaz has also suffered a setback in his return in another unwelcome blow to Klopp’s side.

Virgil van Dijk, Alisson Becker and Jordan Henderson are among the players still at the World Cup.

Liverpool vs Lyon prediction

Lyon will already have some minutes under their belt having played Arsenal so may come into this game with greater sharpness than the Reds.

A 2-1 Lyon win.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

Their only competitive meetings came in the 2009 Champions League group stage.

Liverpool wins: 0

Draws: 1

Lyon wins: 1