LFC Line-up v Olympiacos: Markovic makes debut in strong XI

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Brendan Rodgers gives first starts of pre-season to several Liverpool first-team players for Sunday night’s friendly against Olympiacos at Soldier Field in Chicago.

CHICAGO, USA - Saturday, July 26, 2014: Liverpool players during a preseason training session at the Soldier Field Stadium in Chicago on day six of the club's USA Tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The Reds are looking for their first win of their tour of the USA, having lost 1-0 against Roma on Wednesday night.

With less than three weeks until the start of the Premier League season, Liverpool’s preparations are well underway.

England internationals Glen Johnson, Steven Gerrard, Jordan Henderson, Raheem Sterling and Daniel Sturridge all start, whilst there’s a debut for new signing Lazar Markovic.

Emre Can gets another run out in midfield, whilst Jose Enrique continues his return to fitness at left-back.

Brad Jones gets the nod ahead of Simon Mignolet and Pepe Reina in goal.

Liverpool: Jones, Johnson, Skrtel, Toure, Enrique, Gerrard, Henderson, Can, Sterling, Markovic, Sturridge.

Substitutes: Ward, Coutinho, Coates, Lucas, Allen, Ibe, Kelly, Coady, Robinson, Lambert, Peterson

Kick-off in Chicago is 11pm (UK) and is live on Sky Sports 1. For American Reds, it’s live on Fox Sports 1 from 6pm ET.

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