Klopp confirms Alisson & Fabinho will miss Watford game
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Klopp confirms Alisson & Fabinho will miss Watford game

Alisson and Fabinho will miss Liverpool's Premier League match against Watford on Saturday, according to Jurgen Klopp.

Fabinho started Brazil's 4-1 loss to Uruguay on Thursday, while his club-mate sat on the bench.

The prospects of either player being available for the Saturday lunchtime kickoff were always slim, but Klopp confirmed their absences in his pre-match press conference.

"The last game they played in a red list country was Colombia so next Thursday it will be 10 days and then they can fly back [from Madrid to UK]," he said.

"They could have flown into England but it would have meant they had to isolate from their families."

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The duo will instead fly straight to Madrid to prepare for Liverpool's Champions League match against Atletico Madrid on Tuesday evening.

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