Pardew Surprises With Line-Up
He has gone with what the eleven ‘purples’, including Anita at right-back instead of Simpson..
Both Steven Taylor and Cisse reinstated to the starting eleven and Demba Ba passed fit to play, while Anita slots in at right-back – the position he’s impressed in when playing there.
The manager has gone with the following starting eleven;
Krul, Anita, Taylor, Coloccini, Santon, Ben Arfa, Cabaye, Perch, Gutierrez, Cisse, Ba
With the following in reserve;
Harper, Williamson, Ferguson, Simpson, Obertan, Sammy Ameobi, Shola Ameobi ***late change on the bench with Simpson replacing Bigirimana
Liverpool came unstuck against Swansea in the League Cup midweek and proof of how shocking Liverpool’s home form has been, if they won today it would be the first time since September 2011 that they had won back-to-back home matches.
The home side line-up with;
Jones, Wisdom, Skrtel, Agger, Enrique, Sterling, Allen, Gerrard, Sahin, Suso, Suarez
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