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Liverpool face fixture pile-up in December as Club World Cup fixtures are announced

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Latest Liverpool news: Reds face fixture pile-up after Club World Cup schedule is released

The Daily Mail reports that Liverpool will play their Club World Cup fixtures in December, with two games scheduled for the Reds.

The semi-final for the Reds is on 18th December, with the final or third-place clash on 21st December, according to the report.

The Club World Cup takes place in Qatar and features the best continental teams from the past year.

Playing in this tournament will cause Liverpool some problems, with the Premier League clash scheduled on 21st December set to be moved. The Reds were going to play West Ham at the London Stadium on 21st December, while they played Watford on 14th December.

Liverpool’s clash after this could be a Carabao Cup quarter-final clash which is scheduled for 17/18 December, but this could be rearranged.

FIFA confirmed the dates of the tournament, which sees eight matches being played from 11th December.

Liverpool are one of the latest entries in the tournament, thanks to them winning the Champions League last season.

Jurgen Klop lifts the Champions League trophy
Jurgen Klopp lifts the Champions League trophy

Liverpool participating in seven competitions next season

The Reds have several chances to win silverware next season as they play in seven competitions.

The Premier League and Champions League are the two big ones but Liverpool also feature in the FA Cup, Carabao Cup, UEFA Super Cup, Club World Cup and the Community Shield.

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Jurgen Klopp’s men clash against Manchester City in the Community Shield on 4th August, and face Chelsea in the UEFA Super Cup on 14th August.

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