Craig Bellamy has been excused from the game as he is devastated over the death of Gary Speed. Stewart Downing and Jordan Henderson return to the starting XI.
Liverpool Starting XI : Reina, Johnson, Enrique, Skrtel, Agger, Lucas, Adam, Henderson, Downing, Kuyt, Suarez.
Subs : Doni, Kelly, Carragher, Maxi, Coates, Spearing, Carroll.
Manchester City Starting XI: Hart, Richards, Kompany, Lescott, Clichy, Yaya Toure, Barry, Milner, Silva, Nasri Aguero
Subs : Pantilimon, Zabaleta, Kolo Toure, de Jong, Johnson, Balotelli, Dzeko
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