As promised, Rafa Benitez names a strong team for tonight’s FA Cup third round clash at Reading (5:15pm kick off).
The boss has opted for David Ngog to partner Fernando Torres up front, with Steven Gerrard partnering Lucas in midfield. Alberto Aquilani takes a rest after starting two games in a week.
Youngster Stephen Darby gets the nod at right back in Glen Johnson’s absence, while Fabio Aurelio returns to the side on left midfield.
Liverpool: Reina, Darby, Carragher, Skrtel, Insua, Kuyt, Gerrard Lucas, Aurelio, Ngog, Torres.
Subs: Cavalieri, Aquilani, Benayoun, Kyrgiakos, Babel, Spearing, Degen.
Reading: Federici, Bertrand, Gunnarsson, Mills, Ingimarsson, Sigurdsson, McAnuff, Karacan, Cisse, Church, Rasiak.
Subs: Hamer, Pearce, Tabb, Howard, Kebe, Robson-Kanu, Long.
Referee: Martin Atkinson
Kick off: 5:15pm (UK)
TV: Live on ITV1 (UK), Setanta Sports (USA)