Venue : Anfield
Kick off – 3.00pm BST
Referee: Lee Mason. Matches 4, R0 Y11.
Manager Brendan Rodgers is set to recall several first team players following Thursday night’s 3-2 Europa League defeat to Udinese. Martin Skrtel, Daniel Agger, Steven Gerrard and Luis Suarez and Youngsters Raheem Sterling, Andre Wisdom and Suso are all likely to in the lineup after impressing against Norwich. However Martin Kelly and Lucas Leiva still remain sidelined and midfielder Jonjo Shelvey continues to miss out through suspension. Joe Cole (hamstring) and Jose Enrique (knee) both has been reported fit and training but neither of them is likely to feature in the starting XI tomorrow.
Liverpool (Possible, 4-3-3): Reina; Wisdom, Skrtel, Agger, Johnson; Gerrard, Allen, Suso, Sahin; Suarez, Sterling.
Out: Kelly (knee), Lucas (thigh), Flanagan (ankle), Shelvey (suspended).
Defender Andy Wilkinson is the only first team player that will be sitting out for the tie serving the last of a three match suspension but elsewhere stoke manager Tony Pulis has a fully-fit squad to pick from for at Liverpool. Michael Owen,Peter Crouch and Charlie Adam could all feature against their former club as both sides will look to build a winning after both notch up their first premier league wins last weekend.
Stoke City (Possible, 4-5-1): Begovic; Cameron, Shawcross, Huth, Wilson; Walters, Whelan, Nzonzi, Adam, Kightly; Crouch.
Out: Wilkinson (suspended)
Predictions : Liverpool 2 Stoke 11 Comment