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Liverpool get the weekend's second Premier League game underway at Swansea's Liberty Stadium.

Everton and Palace played out a 1-1 draw last night but Liverpool will be hoping to continue the recent good form and consolidate a place in the top four.

Swansea beat Jurgen's reds 3-1 last time in this fixture.

As it happened...

11:32 UK
The team news is in...

Confirmed: Karius, Clyne, Lovren, Matip, Milner, Henderson, Wijnaldum, Lallana, Mane, Coutinho, Firmino

Mignolet, Sturridge, Klavan, Moreno, Lucas, Can, Origi

One change then for the reds - with Dejan Lovren returning in place of Ragnar Klavan

11:35 UK

And here's the Swansea team for today's game - Swansea are starting the game in 17th position with 4 points.

11:40 UK
Klopp: 'We're highly motivated'

The Liverpool manager speaking ahead of the game

"(We made) One change? It's a sign of performance in training. I am always looking for good things and also for weakness. If someone shows me they are not in the race, or misjudged something I will change. 

"It's a good line-up and a strong line-up and even a good bench. It's important we keep the momentum and go back to the base and try again. Keep it simple with that experience of being successful. 

"We have to learn and that's why we put big expectations on ourselves. We are desperate and highly motivated.  The Swansea manager is doing a brilliant job. Four points at this point is not what they expect. But they will strike back."

11:46 UK

Francesco Guidolin, the Swans boss, says

"We played well in the last game against Man City But we need a result. We are focused on this game and it's a difficult game. 

"We showed against City we can play against a big teams. Liverpool is another big team.

12:15 UK

Liverpool's season so far

12:28 UK

A win for Liverpool today would see the reds end the day in 2nd place - we start the day in 5th.

Kick off imminent.

12:30 UK
KICK OFF

Underway at Swansea. Come on redmen!

12:33 UK

Reds looking comfortable in these opening minutes.  Swansea looking happy to concede possession. Clyne sends in an early cross that is cleared in front of Swansea's goal.

12:37 UK

5' Good chance for Swansea - cross comes in and beats Lovren but Borja heads over the bar - probably should have done better there for the home side.

12:38 UK
GOAL - Swansea

Leroy Fer puts the home side ahead after getting the final touch after a poorly defended corner.

12:41 UK

Here's that 8th minute goal from the home side.

Swansea 1-0 LFC

12:48 UK

Swansea have had the better chances in this opening 15 minutes or so.  They're leading 1-0 and working hard to try and get a second.  Slow start from the likes of Lallana and Firmino and Henderson hasn't started this game as well as recent weeks.

12:50 UK

Lallana's gone off injured and headed down the tunnel - Sturridge looking to come on.  Big blow for the reds.

12:54 UK
SUBSTITUTION

23 mins - Daniel Sturridge on for Adam Lallana.

13:03 UK

32' Fair to say that Jurgen Klopp is not looking particularly impressed on the touchline.  Liverpool have looked marginally better in the last few minutes.

13:10 UK

Daniel Sturridge gets a yellow card for going down a bit too easily in the penalty box.  There was a slight barge but Daniel should have stayed on his feet.

13:13 UK

Firmino fails to get a powerful enough shot away after a Liverpool corner.  Into the last few minutes now of the first half.  Liverpool are 1-0 behind after a disappointing start.

13:15 UK

2 minutes injury time.

13:18 UK
HALF TIME

Liverpool improved towards the end of the half but it's Swansea 1-0 Liverpool and that's a fair reflection of the first half.

The reds lost Adam Lallana mid-way through the half - he was replaced by Daniel Sturridge.

13:32 UK
SECOND HALF

Underway.  Can the reds turn this around?

13:34 UK

Clyne runs down the line - past two men - sends in a cross and it's a woeful touch from Daniel Sturridge.  Goes out for a goal kick.

13:36 UK

Firmino shoots from 25 yards and Fabianski saves but it looked like it was just heading wide anyway.  

13:44 UK
GOAL!!! FIRMINO!!!

Coutinho's free kick hits the wall - Henderson loops the ball into the box and FIRMINO gets his head on it to beat the keeper.  Back in this. 1-1.

13:45 UK

CLOSE!!! Coutinho fires one narrowly wide of the post - Liverpool have finally turned up for this game.

13:47 UK

Firmino and Mane celebrate the equaliser

13:53 UK

Swansea complete two quick substitutions in an attempt to get back in control of this game.  1-1 with a little under 25 minutes to go.

13:55 UK

Clyne shoots from the edge of the box but Fabianski gets down well to smother the ball.

13:57 UK

James Milner presses the Swans defenders and wins the ball back in a dangerous position - lays it off and the reds win a corner.  Corner comes in but Sturridge can't get it on target.

13:59 UK

Swansea make their final substitution.  Goalscorer Leroy Fer off - Fulton comes on.

14:13 UK
GOAL!!! MILNER!!

Milner fires in the penalty to put Liverpool 2-1 up in the 84th minute.

Firmino was brought down in the box.

14:14 UK
Subs

Origi and Can on now for Liverpool.

Firmino and Wijnaldum off.

14:21 UK

Swansea should have made it 2-2 there in the final seconds of the game.  

14:23 UK
FULL TIME

Liverpool with another second half comeback and we move up to 2nd place in the Premier League.

Swansea 1-2 Liverpool

Read the report

14:27 UK
FT: SWANSEA 1-2 LIVERPOOL

Thanks for following our live blog.  Another great comeback from the reds who were poor for most of the first half.  

Liverpool move up three places in the Premier League - 4 more games today - 4 more games to be played tomorrow.



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