[Teams] Liverpool vs Leicester: Confirmed line-ups from Anfield
Liverpool will be looking to extend their winning start to the season when they take on Leicester City at Anfield. Here are the confirmed line-ups:
Liverpool will be looking to extend their winning start to the Premier League season when they take on Leicester City at Anfield this afternoon.
Jurgen Klopp has made a couple of changes from the side that beat Salzburg in the Champions League in midweek with Dejan Lovren coming in to the defence in place of Joe Gomez with Joel Matip still on the sidelines through injury.
James Milner gets a recall in midfield with Jordan Henderson dropping to the bench while Fabinho and Gini Wijnaldum retain their places in the middle of the park. Trent Alexander-Arnold, Andy Robertson and Virgil van Dijk all keep their places in the back four.
Alisson Becker isn’t named in the Liverpool squad despite returning to full training last week so Adrian continues in goal while Klopp goes with his big guns in attack with Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino all starting.
Teenage wonderkid Harvey Elliott is named on the bench for Liverpool along with Divock Origi, Adam Lallana and Naby Keita, however, there i no place for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
As for Leicester, Jamie Vardy leads the line up front once again while James Maddison is recalled after recovering from a knock.
Here are the confirmed line-ups:
Adrian; Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson; Fabinho, Milner, Wijnaldum; Salah, Firmino, Mane.
Subs: Keita, Gomez, Henderson, Lallana, Origi, Kelleher, Elliott
Schmeichel, Pereira, Soyuncu, Evans, Chillwell, Ndidi, Praet, Tielemans, Maddison, Barnes, Vardy.
Subs: Ward, Justin, Morgan, Gray, Albrighton, Pérez, Choudhury.
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