Confirmed: Liverpool v Manchester City line-ups; Benteke still benched, Sterling starts

Liverpool host Manchester City in the Premier League.

Liverpool host Manchester City hoping to exact revenge after the Capital One Cup Final.

The Reds lost to City at Wembley in a penalty shootout, after the teams drew 1-1 after extra time.

City have more to lose in this tricky fixture at Anfield, desperate to kick start their flagging title challenge

City had been the favourites of many pundits to win the league after Chelsea fell away, but they have continued to stumble, with recent home losses against title rivals Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur.

This is their first league game since the loss to Spurs, but a difficult spot to bounce back in against a motivated Liverpool side.

The Reds will be keen to win to make up for their Wembley loss, and move back into the top 10 after slipping to 11th in the Premier League table.

Jurgen Klopp's side have been inconsistent of late, winning four of their last 10 matches and losing three.

Liverpool lineup


  • Simon Mignolet
  • Nathaniel Clyne
  • Jon Flanagan
  • Dejan Lovren
  • Kolo Touré
  • Emre Can
  • Jordan Henderson
  • Adam Lallana
  • James Milner
  • Divock Origi
  • Roberto Firmino

Substitutes: Danny Ward, Alberto Moreno, Martin Skrtel, Joe Allen, Philippe Coutinho, Jordon Ibe, Christian Benteke.

Man City lineup


  • Joe Hart
  • Gaël Clichy
  • Vincent Kompany
  • Nicolás Otamendi
  • Pablo Zabaleta
  • Fernandinho
  • Fernando
  • Jesús Navas
  • David Silva
  • Sergio Agüero
  • Raheem Sterling

Substitutes: Willy Caballero, Martín Demichelis, Aleksandar Kolarov, Eliaquim Mangala, Bacary Sagna, Wilfried Bony, Kelechi Iheanacho.

Liverpool injury news

Mamadou Sakho probable - head

Joseph Gomez out - ACL

Kevin Stewart out - ankle

Jordan Rossiter out - hamstring

Danny Ings out - ACL

Man City injury news

Kevin De Bruyne out - knee ligament

Fabian Delph out - calf

Samir Nasri out - hamstring

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