Liverpool travel to the Hawthorns today as they hope to consolidate their place in the top four, as they chase Champions League qualification.

The last time these sides met, back in October, Liverpool emerged as victors thanks to goals from Sadio Mane and Philippe Coutinho at Anfield. The Reds will be hoping to do the double over West Brom today, but the Baggies will hope that home advantage will help them to defeat Jurgen Klopp’s side.

The Baggies are without a win in three and will be hoping to take all three points to end their bad run of form, with the end of the season looming.

In a match that could prove key for both sides, there will, of course, be some key battles all over the pitch, the winners of which could decide the outcome of the game.

We have selected five of these that will be hard fought, and which will remain crucial throughout the match.

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