Xabi Alonso and Albert Riera return to the Liverpool side after their mid-week break as Benitez shows that the Premiership is his number one priority this season.
Robbie Keane and Fernando Torres partnership up front is restored. Mascherano drops down to the bench to accomodate Alonso’s return.
The Reds XI in full is: Reina, Arbeloa, Carragher, Dossena, Skrtel, Kuyt, Gerrard, Riera, Alonso, Keane, Torres.
Subs: Cavalieri, Agger, Babel, Benayoun, Lucas, Degen, Mascherano.
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