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Shrewsbury Town vs Liverpool, FA Cup fourth round: What time is kick-off, what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction?

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The New Meadow will host the European and world club champions in the FA Cup on Sunday - Getty Images Europe

What is it?

Why, it's the FA Cup fourth-round tie between League One strugglers Shrewsbury Town and Liverpool, the European and world club champions.

When is it?

It's this Sunday, so January 26, 2020.

What time is kick-off?

5.00pm (GMT).

What TV channel is it on?

The match is live on BBC One, with coverage starting from 4:30pm. BBC iPlayer will also be showing the game.

Our man JJ Bull will be live blogging the game on this page, so come back then to follow the action with him.

What is the team news?

Shrewsbury manager Sam Ricketts has a full squad to pick from for their glamour tie with Liverpool. Ricketts must decide whether to give either of his January signings a debut in the televised fixture.

Blackburn defender Sam Hart, who has joined on loan for the rest of the season, was an unused substitute for Saturday's 2-2 draw at Fleetwood.

On Monday Ricketts brought in ex-Bolton midfielder Josh Vela on a two-and-a-half year deal after he was released by Hibernian.

Shrewsbury Town possible starting XI: O'Leary; Williams, Ebanks-Landell, Pierre; Love, Norburn, Laurent, Golbourne; Whalley, Lang, Edwards.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will rest most of his first-team players for the trip to Shropshire. He is likely, however, to play centre-backs Dejan Lovren and Joel Matip – recently returned from injury  Adam Lallana, if he recovers from illness, Fabinho and Divock Origi.

Naby Keïtacould also be in line for a comeback after almost a month out with a groin problem after he returned to training.

However, fellow midfielders James Milner (hamstring) and Xherdan Shaqiri (knock) are unavailable.

Liverpool possible starting XI: Adrian; Williams, Matip, Van der Berg, Larouci; Fabinho, Jones, Chirivella; Elliott, Origi, Minamino.

What are they saying?

Chris Bascombe analysed "the best centre-back of the last 20 years", Virgil van Dijk, following Liverpool's win over Manchester United last week. See what he had to say here.

What are the odds?

Shrewsbury Town to win: 6/1
Draw: 4/1
Liverpool to win: 2/5

What's our prediction?

Despite Shrewsbury impressing in the previous round against Bristol City,  even a rotated Liverpool side will be too strong. Liverpool’s youngsters put a full-strength Everton side to the sword in the previous round so with or without them in the side, Jurgen Klopp’s men should sail to victory.
Result: 1-4