[Teams] Liverpool vs Arsenal: Confirmed Line-Ups

By on December 21, 2014

Liverpool welcome top four rivals Arsenal to Anfield this afternoon for this weekends blockbuster clash.

Brendan Rodgers is without Mario Balotelli after he was slapped with a one-match ban so with Daniel Sturridge still out, Raheem Sterling continues up front.

Dejan Lovren failed a late fitness test on a groin injury so Mamadou Sakho starts at the back along with Kolo Toure and Martin Skrtel.

The Gunners have been boosted by the news that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has passed a late fitness test and starts in midfield alongside Mathieu Flamini and Santi Cazorla.

Calum Chambers returns in defence after a one-match ban with Mathieu Debuchy reverting to right-back.

Here are the confirmed line-ups:

Liverpool

Jones, Toure, Skrtel, Sakho, Lucas, Henderson, Markovic, Coutinho, Gerrard, Lallana, Sterling

Subs: Mignolet, Enrique, Lambert, Moreno, Manquillo, Can, Borini

Arsenal

Szczesny, Debuchy, Mertesacker, Chambers, Gibbs, Flamini, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Cazorla, Alexis, Giroud, Welbeck

Subs: Martinez, Monreal, Coquelin, Maitland-Niles, Campbell, Walcott, Podolski

What is your predicted score now we’ve seen the teams?

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