Confirmed Liverpool lineup vs. Man United: 3 changes for Reds

on 10.03.2016


Liverpool host Man United at Anfield in the Europa League, with Jurgen Klopp making three changes to his starting XI.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, February 25, 2016: Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge in action against FC Augsburg during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 1st Leg match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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In come Nathaniel Clyne, Philippe Coutinho and Daniel Sturridge, replacing Jon Flanagan, James Milner and Divock Origi.

It’s a relatively straight forward team selection for Klopp, with Flanagan not registered in Europe meaning Alberto Moreno and Clyne are the full backs – Clyne having been rested against Crystal Palace on Sunday.

Dejan Lovren and Mamadou Sakho continue at centre-back, while Emre Can and Jordan Henderson continue as the midfield two.

With Milner suffering from a virus, the attacking trio of Adam Lallana, Roberto Firmino and Coutinho pick themselves.

Sturridge replaces Origi up front.

Sheyi Ojo is named among the subs after his hat-trick for the under-21s on Monday. Origi and Christian Benteke are other attacking subs.

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There’s three changes for the visitors, as Varela, Schneiderlin and Fellaini come in for Darmian, Carrick and Herrera.


Kick off at Anfield tonight is 8.05pm (GMT).

Liverpool: Mignolet, Clyne, Lovren, Sakho, Moreno, Can, Henderson, Lallana, Firmino, Coutinho, Sturridge.

Subs: Ward, Toure, Benteke, Allen, Origi, Smith, Ojo.

Man United: De Gea, Varela, Smalling, Blind, Rojo, Schneiderlin, Fellaini, Memphis, Mata, Martial, Rashford.

Subs: Romero, Darmian, Riley, Carrick, Schweinsteiger, Weir, Herrera.

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