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Liverpool Line-Up v West Ham – Sakho starts

Brendan Rodgers makes just one change from the side that beat Norwich in midweek, with Mamadou Sakho replacing Daniel Agger in defence.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, April 7, 2013: Liverpool's Jordan Henderson in action against West Ham United during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool v West Ham United
Premier League, 3pm

The change of Sakho for Agger is the third central defensive partnership in 3 games for Liverpool, with Agger reportedly missing out due to illness.

Sakho has not featured since the defeat at Arsenal. He starts alongside Martin Skrtel.

Jordan Henderson retains his place in midfield, as does Joe Allen, with Lucas on the bench again.

Raheem Sterling starts his third game in succession.

West Ham have former Liverpool player Stewart Downing in the eleven, while Joe Cole is among their subs.

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

Subs: Jones, Cissokho, Toure, Lucas, Moses, Alberto, Aspas.

West Ham: Jaaskelainen, Demel, McCartney, Collins, Tomkins, Noble, Diame, Nolan, Downing, Jarvis, Maiga.

Subs: Adrian, O’Brien, Collison, Diarra, C.Cole, J.Cole, Taylor.

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