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FA Cup semi-final has 'no influence' on line-up for Benfica clash, says Klopp


Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists Saturday’s FA Cup semi-final against Manchester City will have no bearing on his team selection for the Champions League tie at home to Benfica. Three days after a 2-2 draw at the Etihad Stadium, the Reds face a quarter-final second leg which they go into with a 3-1 lead, a cushion which could be enough for Klopp to consider whether to rest some of his top players for the weekend trip to Wembley.

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