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Feb 14, 2016 at 2.05pm UK at Villa Park
Attendance: 35,798
Aston Villa
0-6
Liverpool
FT(HT: 0-2)
Sturridge (16'), Milner (25'), Can (58'), Origi (63'), Clyne (65'), Toure (71')

Team News: Daniel Sturridge starts for Liverpool

Daniel Sturridge is named in Liverpool's starting XI for the trip to Aston Villa.

Daniel Sturridge will make his first Premier League start since October for Liverpool's trip to Aston Villa this afternoon.

Philippe Coutinho is also back for the Reds and will feature alongside Sturridge and in-form Roberto Firmino in the attack as the injured Joe Allen and Adam Lallana drop out.

Jurgen Klopp makes one other change to the side that were frustrated by Sunderland at Anfield last time out, as Kolo Toure comes in for Dejan Lovren in the back four.

The substitutes' bench boasts further attacking options for Klopp, with Divock Origi sitting alongside Christian Benteke.

For the hosting Villans, manager Remi Garde names an unchanged XI from the side that claimed a rare Premier League win last weekend, with Gabriel Agbonlahor continuing to lead the line.

Alan Hutton returns from a hamstring injury and takes his place among the substitutes.

Aston Villa: Bunn; Richards, Okore, Lescott, Cissokho; Westwood, Gana; Bacuna, Veretout, Gil; Agbonlahor
Subs: Guzan, Clark, Sinclair, Richardson, Hutton, Lyden, Davis

Liverpool: Mignolet; Clyne, Toure, Sakho, Moreno; Can, Henderson, Milner; Coutinho, Firmino, Sturridge
Subs: Ward, Benteke, Caulker, Origi, Ibe, Stewart, Flanagan

Follow live coverage of the clash in the Midlands with Sports Mole's text commentary here.

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ROWING
· Team GB have dominated the men's coxless fours in recent Olympics, winning on each of the last five occasions, but this year they face some stiff competition. They are one of four rowing medal contenders for Great Britain today (2.10am)

SWIMMING
· Katie Ledecky and Ariarne Titmus face off again in the women's 200m freestyle final, with the latter having already come out on top in the 400m event (2.41am)
· Team GB's Abbie Wood is among the medal contenders in the women's 200m individual medley final, while teammate Alicia Wilson will also take part. USA's Kate Douglass was the fastest qualifier, while world and Olympic record holder Katinka Hosszu is also involved (3.45am)
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CYCLING
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DIVING
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