In a development that not too many pre-season observers would have expected, Liverpool's defence has been the most impressive aspect of Jurgen Klopp's plans so far this campaign.
Fabinho may not command many headlines in Thursday's newspapers, but nor has he shown himself to be out of step with Liverpool's style of play on a hugely positive night. Red Star would be wise not to underestimate his threat, however.
It will be an "unusual European evening" at Anfield, because no Red Star fans will be allowed into the stadium, the Liverpool Echo reports.
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The match is on Wednesday, 25 October with kick-off at 8pm at Anfield.
Liverpool, for the first time in a month, has rediscovered its scoring touch.
The only previous meetings between Red Star Belgrade and Liverpool were in the last 16 of the 1973-74 European Cup - the Serbian side won both legs by a 2-1 scoreline.
This is the first of back-to-back matches between these two clubs in the Champions League. The former Charlton man offers pace and composure Lovren doesn't have, and Alexander-Arnold outside him rampages forward and crosses at will.
Speaking exclusively to BTSport.com, he said: "I don't think the Champions League is much of a muchness, to be honest".