Lille v Liverpool: Johnson and Babel start

Glen Johnson makes his first start of 2010 against Lille in the Europa League this evening (6pm kick off).

Ryan Babel comes into the team with Maxi Rodriguez suspended and Yossi Benayoun injured.

There’s no starting place for Alberto Aquilani, with the inspirational holding midfield combination of Lucas and Mascherano preferred by manager Rafa Benitez.

Liverpool: Reina, Johnson, Carragher, Agger, Insua, Mascherano, Lucas, Kuyt, Gerrard, Babel, Torres

Subs: Cavalieri, Aquilani, Riera, Kyrgiakos, Ngog, El Zhar, Kelly

The match is live on five (UK).