Sturridge Starts – Predicted Liverpool Starting XI To Take On Crystal Palace

By on May 4, 2014
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Liverpool will be looking to reclaim top spot in the Premier League when they take on Crystal Palace at Selhurt Park on Monday evening. Here is a predicted team for the game.

Brendan Rodgers has no fresh injury worries to contend with and the big fitness concern remains Daniel Sturridge. The striker only returned to training on Saturday after being rushed back early from a hamstring injury to take part in last weekend’s 2-0 defeat to Chelsea.

Rodgers is willing to give Sturridge until the final minute to prove his fitness and we can see the 24-year-old returning to the starting line-up for this crucial clash. Jordan Henderson is still suspended so Joe Allen is likely to get the nod over Lucas Leiva to start alongside Steven Gerrard in midfield.

With Liverpool almost certainly going to need victory in this game to have a chance of clinching the title, Rodgers is likely to go on the offensive and start both Philippe Coutinho and Raheem Sterling away from home in support of Luis Suarez up front.

Mamadou Sakho is expected to keep his place in defence alongside Martin Skrtel with Daniel Agger once again among the substitutes. Here is the line-up we think Rodgers will go with for the game;

What do you think of the team? What side would you pick? Share your views below.

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3 Comments

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  2. Tunji

    May 5, 2014 at 3:55 am

    Sakho is not worth to start game for liverpool.. He still have fear in mind.. Please Rodgers start Agger and Bench Sakho.. That’s only problem we have against Chelsea..

  3. oluwaseun

    May 5, 2014 at 10:02 am

    Please BR don’t start sahko,let agger retain his position we need 3point.

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