Liverpool v Crystal Palace: FIVE changes for the reds in Anfield opener

Premier League
Saturday 19 August 2017 - 3:00 pm
Anfield
Liverpool1
0Palace
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15'Puncheon
Sturridge off, Salah on ↔️61'
63'van Aanholt
Henderson68'
Wijnaldum off, Solanke on ↔️71'
73'↔️ Puncheon off, McArthur on
⚽️ Mane73'
77'↔️ Milivojevic off, Kaikai on
84'↔️ van Aanholt off, Schlupp on
Firmino off, Lovren on ↔️90'
Possession %
7228
Total Shots
234
Shots on Target
131
Shots Blocked
51
Offside
24
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After two same starting XI's in the opening league game and Champions League playoff, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has made extensive changes to the reds team for the clash v Crystal Palace.

The back four sees the most changes - with three players replaced.

Lovren, Moreno and Trent Alexander-Arnold are all moved out - and in comes Klavan, Gomez and for his LFC debut Andy Robertson at left back.

In midfield, Emre Can makes way for James Milner.  With Mohammed Salah taking a break and Daniel Sturridge returning to lead the Liverpool attack.

Of those five changes, three move to the bench: Lovren, Salah and Can.

Team: Mignolet, Gomez, Matip, Klavan, Robertson, Henderson, Milner, Wijnaldum, Mane, Firmino, Sturridge.

Subs: Karius, Lovren, Flanagan, Can, Salah, Solanke, Origi

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