Kenny Dalglish starts with Sebastian Coates alongside Martin Skrtel in central defence today, whilst Dirk Kuyt and Craig Bellamy both partner Luis Suarez up front.
Liverpool’s midfield consists of Charlie Adam, Jay Spearing and former Black Cats hero Jordan Henderson. Stewart Downing and Steven Gerrard are both on the bench.
Liverpool: Reina, Kelly, Enrique, Skrtel, Coates, Bellamy, Spearing, Adam, Henderson, Suarez, Kuyt.
Subs: Doni, Gerrard, Carragher, Carroll, Maxi, Downing, Flanagan
Sunderland: Mignolet, Bardsley, Bridge, Turner, O’Shea, Larsson, McClean, Colback, Gardner, Campbell, Bendtner.
Referee: Anthony Taylor
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