In a group game between his Switzerland team and Serbia, Shaqiri scored a superb last minute victor, and both he and teammate Granit Xhaka celebrated scoring by making a double eagle gesture with their hands representing the Albanian flag, viewed as a symbol of defiance.
"It's not sad, it's the world, politics always has an influence on life". "I don't know what has happened, but Firmino is not the same player who was so important to this Liverpool side last season. We didn't want a story beside a football story and that's why we decided".
"The player has accepted it".
"We are Liverpool FC, a big club, a football team but we don't have any message further than that", Klopp said.
"But we are not here for that, we are here to play football. That's all. Xherdan will play a lot of games for this club in future but not tomorrow".
Red Star have won all three of their league fixtures since the 4-0 defeat at Anfield last month, most recently beating Proleter Novi Sad 2-0 away from home on Saturday.
Liverpool will be treat to an infamously toxic atmosphere in Belgrade on Tuesday.
"That's what we have to try".
"Liverpool are a favourite, no matter what".
The Reds travel to Rajko Mitic Stadium for their fourth Champions League game this week, knowing a win will all-but secure their place in the knockout stages.
"We need to cool the situation down".
Keita missed Liverpool's past four games with a hamstring issue but returned to full training on Sunday and then travelled with the 21-man squad named by the Reds for the trip to Serbia.
Forward El Fardou Ben Nabouhane scored six goals in the qualifying matches, and has 10 Super Liga goals this season. Fabinho wasn't at his best at the Emirates but the Brazilian had done superbly well in previous games so I think he'll once again be deployed in the holding role.
Goalkeeper: This is a must-win game for Liverpool so Klopp won't be taking any chances over his goalkeeper. "If anything I think the decision not to play him will sour things more".
Red Star have conceded just five goals in their last 14 home games in European competition, keeping nine clean sheets in this run.