Liverpool are in Russia to take on Anzhi Makhachkala in their Europa League encounter on Thursday evening.
Brendan Rodgers will have to make do without several first team regulars after leaving Steven Gerrard, Luis Suarez, Joe Allen, Nuri Sahin, Daniel Agger, Jose Reina, Glen Johnson, Raheem Sterling and Jose Enrique at home for the clash.
The Northern Irishman has taken the gamble with one eye on Sunday’s game with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. This gives fringe players like Jordan Henderson, Joe Cole, Stewart Downing, Jamie Carragher and Seb Coates the chance to impress with first team outings tonight.
Here are the confirmed line-ups:
Georgi Gabulov, Logashov, Samba, Joao Carlos, Tagirbekov, Ahmedov, Jucilei, Zhirkov, Eto’o, Boussoufa, Traore
Subs: Pomazan, Gadzhibekov, Agalarov, Lakhiyalov, Carcela-Gonzalez, Smolov, Burmistrov
Jones, Wisdom, Carragher, Coates, Flanagan, Shelvey, Henderson, Coady, Downing, Cole, Morgan
Subs: Gulacsi, Wilson, Robinson, Assaidi, Pacheco, Suso, Sama.