"You could say that arguably this set of fixtures is the most hard we've had this season and that continues obviously with the game against Liverpool tomorrow".
The season is over for injured Liverpool star Sadio Mane, manager Jurgen Klopp has confirmed.
Liverpool is limping toward the finish of the BPL season.
"That is what I half-expected when I saw him after the game".
"Maybe when I know the system we exactly want to play in (against Stoke), that depends too on what the doc tells me".
"That's why it felt like it did at the end".
He said that Mark Hughes' side have "different options" available but insisted their style-of-play this weekend "should be pretty clear" and lauded them as "a good football-playing side, obviously".
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Liverpool have won six of their last seven Premier League meetings with Stoke City, the last two both 4-1, although the sole exception within that run was a chastening 6-1 loss in the Potteries on the final day of the 2014-15 campaign.
"It's not about thinking about the players you can't (select), it's about thinking of the players you can", the manager said.
"In this moment we have not enough experienced players so we have to replace them with youth and less-experienced boys. We need to collect a few more points". "We have to get more experience in this, for sure".
However, Klopp believes Liverpool have shown they are capable of performing in the Senegal international's absence - pointing to the chances created without Mane in the 2-2 draw with Bournemouth.
Stoke will look for home comforts after losing successive away games at Leicester and Burnley.
Klopp is waiting to see if Coutinho recovers from an illness to play while Sadio Mane (knee), Adam Lallana (thigh) and Jordan Henderson (foot) are all long-term absentees, as Daniel Sturridge returned to training this week.
"The only thing we think is about building a line-up for Stoke - and that's a real challenge today, actually - and how we can be as strong as possible there and win the game".