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Aug. 19, 2010 - 06348458 date 19 08 2010 Copyright imago Color Sports Football UEFA Europe League Liverpool vs Trabzonspor Milan Jovanovic and Joe Cole of Liverpool congratulate Ryan Babel ON His Opening Goal AT Anfield Liverpool PUBLICATIONxINxGERxSUIxAUTxHUNxPOLxUSAxONLY Football men UEFA Europe League Europe League Qualif EC 3 2010 2011 Liverpool Action shot Vdig 2010 horizontal premiumd.

Liverpool go into Thursday night’s Europa League qualifier against Turkish side Trabzonspor 1-0 up from the first leg at Anfield a week ago.

Ryan Babel scored the only goal of the night, with a fine strike on the stroke of half time before Joe Cole missed a penalty in front of The Kop in the second half.

Cole is likely to start for the Reds, whilst serving a domestic suspension for his red card against Arsenal on the opening day of the season.

However Liverpool come off the back of a crushing 3-0 defeat to Manchester City in the Premier League, with Sunday’s league game at home to West Brom firmly on Roy Hodgson’s mind.

The game gets underway at 6.30pm on Thursday evening.