TEAM NEWS: Liverpool XI to face Sunderland

first_img1 TEAM NEWS: Liverpool XI to face Sunderland Liverpool will look to make it back-to-back wins tonight after a slight wobble in form for the first time under Jurgen Klopp.The German manager has named his team, with the injured Divock Origi dropping out and Belgian forward Christian Benteke has returned to the starting XI in his place.Daniel Sturridge, who said he is fit and ready to go this week, is not in the squad as his manager is being cautious not to rush him back to action.James Milner is out and Jordon Ibe returns to the bench after illness.The home side, meanwhile, have lost all four of their Premier League matches in December and they are seven points from safety ahead of their final match of 2015.Sunderland’s defence may be strengthened in the New Year, with Lorient centre-back Lamine Kone rumoured to be close to joining.Here are tonight’s teams:Sunderland XI: Mannone, Jones, Coates, Brown, Van Aanholt, Cattermole (C), M’Vila, Rodwell, Johnson, Borini, Defoe.Liverpool XI: Mignolet, Clyne, Lovren, Sakho, Moreno, Can, Henderson, Lallana, Firmino, Coutinho, Bentekelast_img read more

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