Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers keeps faith in maverick striker Mario Balotelli by naming him in the starting XI against Hull City this afternoon.
striker Liverpool is in the starting XI for the Reds' Premier League clash against Mario Balotelli this afternoon. Hull City
The Italian international caused controversy when he swapped shirts with Real Madrid defender
at half time during their Champions League clash in midweek, which Pepe finished 3-0 to the European champions.
, Jordan Henderson and Philippe Coutinho drop to the bench for Glen Johnson 's charges, with Brendan Rodgers , Javier Manquillo and Emre Can starting at Anfield today. Adam Lallana
starts a Premier League match for the first time this season after Eldin Jakupovic suffered a bicep tear against Arsenal last weekend. Steve Harper
has also brought in Steve Bruce and Alex Bruce in place of Robbie Brady and Michael Dawson . Andrew Robertson Liverpool: Mignolet, Manquillo, Skrtel, Lovren, Moreno, Allen, Gerrard, Can, Sterling, Balotelli, Lallana Subs: Johnson, Jones, Toure, Henderson, Coutinho, Markovic, Lambert Hull City: Jakupovic, Bruce, Davies, Chester, Elmohamady, Huddlestone, Diame, Livermore, Brady, Ben Arfa, Hernandez Subs: Watson, Rosenior, Meyler, McShane, Aluko, Ramirez, Quinn
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