Venue : Anfield
Kick-off: 13.30 BST.
Liverpool defender Daniel Agger is available for Sunday’s Barclays Premier League clash returning from suspension to replace Sebastian Coates in defence. Nuri Sahin is expected to make his Liverpool debut replacing Injured Lucas (thigh) who is ruled out for up to three months. New Signing Oussama Assaidi is also Expected to feature in this fixture, tho most likely from the bench. Jose Enrique is likely to start after recovering from an injury, tho if he is not available Downing is likely to take his place at left-back. Liverpool have always struggled in this fixture over the past few years with last win recorded in March of 2007.
Liverpool Probable Starting XI: Reina; Johnson, Agger, Skrtel, Enrique, Allen, Sahin, Sterling, Gerrard, Borini; Suarez.
Out: Cole (hamstring), Lucas (thigh).
Arsenal have started the Premier League campaign with two draws, scoring no goals. Full back Bacary Sagna’s long-term injury means Carl Jenkinson will again step in at right-back. Wenger will have Laurent Koscielny back tomorrow to boost their defense, and Wojciech Szczesny could return after suffering a rib injury.
Arsenal Probable Starting XI: Szczesny; Jenkinson, Mertesacker, Vermaelen, Gibbs; Arteta, Diaby, Cazorla; Podolski, Giroud, Gervinho.
Out: Frimpong (knee), Rosicky (calf), Sagna (broken leg), Wilshere (ankle).
Doubtful: Szczesny (ribs).
Prediction: Liverpool 2 Arsenal 1 with Suarez and Gerrard in the Score sheet
Referee: Howard Webb. Matches: 1, Red 0, Yellow 3.3 Comments