MX23RW : Monday, January 21 22:56:21
Jan 23, 2016 at 12.45pm UK at ​Carrow Road
NorwichNorwich City
4-5
Liverpool
Mbokani (29'), Naismith (41'), Hoolahan (54' pen.), Bassong (92')
FT(HT: 2-1)
Firmino (18', 63'), Henderson (55'), Milner (75'), Lallana (95')

Team News: Steven Naismith, Ivo Pinto handed Norwich City debuts against Liverpool

Steven Naismith and Ivo Pinto will make their Norwich City debuts against Liverpool as both are named in the starting XI at Carrow Road.

Steven Naismith and Ivo Pinto will make their Norwich City debuts against Liverpool this afternoon as both are named in the starting XI at Carrow Road.

Manager Alex Neil has three new signings at his disposal and has opted to start two of them, but Timm Klose, who recently joined the club from Wolfsburg, has had to settle for a spot on the bench.

Overall, four changes have been made to the side that suffered a 3-0 defeat to Bournemouth last weekend as Ryan Bennett, Vadis Odjidja, Alex Tettey and Matt Jarvis have made way for Pinto, Nathan Redmond, Graham Dorrans and Naismith.

As for Liverpool, manager Jurgen Klopp has rung the changes from the midweek 3-0 win over Exeter City in the FA Cup.

Adam Lallana was an injury doubt for the match, but he is declared fit enough to be in the squad as the midfielder has been handed a spot on the bench.

Kolo Toure and Mamadou Sakho form a centre-back partnership, with Lucas Leiva, Jordan Henderson and Emre Can in midfield.

Once again, Klopp has opted against playing a recognised striker as James Milner, Jordon Ibe and Roberto Firmino form an attacking trio.

Norwich City: Rudd; Pinto, Martin, Bassong, Brady; Redmond, Dorrans, Howson, Hoolahan; Naismith; Mbokani
Subs: Ruddy, Jerome, Jarvis, Klose, Mulumbu, Olsson, Odjidja

Liverpool: Mignolet; Clyne, Toure, Sakho, Moreno; Lucas, Henderson, Can; Milner, Ibe, Firmino
Subs: Ward, Caulker, Flanagan, Allen, Teixeira, Lallana, Benteke

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3Tottenham HotspurSpurs23170648232551
4Chelsea23145440192147
5Arsenal23135548321644
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13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2375112532-726
14Crystal Palace2364132332-922
15Southampton2357112540-1522
16Burnley2364132343-2022
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2356121931-1221
18Cardiff CityCardiff2354141944-2519
19Fulham2335152151-3014
20Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2325161340-2711

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