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LFC Line-up vs Spurs: Luis Suarez captains as Lucas comes in for Gerrard

Luis Suarez captains Liverpool today as the Reds take on Tottenham at White Hart Lane in the Premier League from 4pm.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, December 4, 2013: Liverpool's Luis Suarez gets a standing ovation from the supporters after his four goals helped seal a 5-1 victory against Norwich City during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The Uruguayan striker is given the captain’s armband in the absence of Steven Gerrard (hamstring), whilst vice-captain Daniel Agger returns to the squad, but only as far as the bench.

Lucas Leiva replaces Gerrard in midfield, whilst Mamadou Sakho keep shis place alongside Martin Skrtel in central defence.

Philippe Coutinho supports Suarez up front, with Raheem Sterling providing width on the right side.

Liverpool: Mignolet, Flanagan, Sakho, Skrtel, Johnson, Allen, Lucas, Henderson, Sterling, Coutinho, Suarez.

Substitutes: Jones, Kelly, Agger, Toure, Moses, Aspas, Alberto.

Tottenham: Lloris; Walker, Capoue, Dawson, Naughton; Paulinho, Sandro; Lennon, Dembele, Chadli; Soldado.

Substitutes: Friedel, Fryers, Holtby, Lamela, Townsend, Sigurdsson, Defoe.

Tottenham vs Liverpool gets underway at 4pm. It’s live on Sky Sports in the UK.

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