LONDON (Sporting Alert) — Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers made one change to the side that featured last time out for today’s English Barclays Premier League clash with leaders Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.
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Defender Jon Flanagan comes in as a replacement for Glen Johnson, who is ill, in an otherwise unchanged side that defeated West Bromwich Albion 4-1 last weekend.
Jordan Henderson starts in midfield, alongside Steven Gerrard and Lucas, while the attack is once again led by Daniel Sturridge and Luis Suarez.
Meanwhile, Olivier Giroud, Mesut Ozil, Aaron Ramsey Mikel Arteta, Tomas Rosicky and Santi Cazorla all start for Arsenal who leads the the points standing with 22 points.
Arsenal v Liverpool
Arsenal: Szczesny, Sagna, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Gibbs, Ramsey, Arteta, Rosicky, Ozil, Cazorla, Giroud. Subs: Vermaelen, Monreal, Fabianski, Bendtner, Jenkinson, Akpom, Hayden.
Liverpool: Mignolet, Toure, Skrtel, Sakho, Flanagan, Gerrard, Lucas, Henderson, Cissokho, Sturridge, Suarez. Subs: Brad Jones, Agger, Coutinho, Moses, Allen, Sterling, Kelly.
Referee: Martin Atkinson (W Yorkshire)