[Teams] Liverpool vs Man City: Confirmed Line-ups

By on August 26, 2012

Liverpool welcome Premier League champions Manchester City to Anfield today. New Reds boss Brendan Rodgers will be hoping to pick up his first points after last weeks disappointing 3-0 defeat to West Brom, while City will be looking to keep pace will early league leaders Chelsea.

Liverpool defender Daniel Agger is suspended after being dismissed last week, Sebastian Coates comes in. Sterling makes a surprise start after his impressive performance against Hearts in midweek.

Kolo Toure comes in for Lescott at the back for City, while Jack Rodwell drops to the bench after making his debut last week.

Here are the confirmed line-ups

Liverpool Team

Reina, Kelly, Johnson, Coates, Skrtel, Lucas, Allen, Gerrard, Borini, Suarez, Sterling.

SUBS: Jones, Enrique, Carroll, Henderson, Carragher, Shelvey, Downing.

Man City Team

Hart, Kolo, Kompany, Zabaleta, Milner, Kolarov, De Jong, Yaya, Nasri, Balotelli, Tevez

SUBS:  Pantilimon, Lescott, Savic, Silva, Rodwell, Razak, Dzeko

We’ll have video highlights up shortly after the final whistle, so check back later.

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