Emre Can plays 90 minutes in Liverpool draw with Sion

Liverpool took on Sion at Anfield in Group B of the Europa League in pursuit of their first win in the competition.

The Reds had to settle for a 1-1 draw with the Swiss Super League side.

Emre Can played the full 90 minutes at centre back for Brendan Rodgers side.

Liverpool looked set to record a comfortable victory after Adam Lallana put the home side in-front after just four minutes.

However, Sion pegged the Reds back in the 18th minute via a goal from Ebenezer Assifuah.

Reds boss Rodgers decided to rest a few first-team regulars ahead of the Merseyside derby against Everton on the weekend.

Daniel Sturridge, Mahamadou Sakho, Philippe Coutinho, Lucas Leiva and James Milner were all been left out the team

Captain Jordan Henderson, Christian Benteke, Roberto Firmino as well as Dejan Lovren missed the game with injuries.

Liverpool 1 – 1 Sion
Stadium: Anfield

Liverpool confirmed starting lineup: Mignolet, Clyne, Toure, Gomez, Can, Lallana, Rossiter, Allen, Ibe, Origi, Ings

Subs: Bogdan, Coutinho, Sakho, Moreno, Brannagan, Randall, Chirivella

Sion confirmed starting lineup: Vaņins, Ziegler, Lacroix, Zverotic, Kouassi, Salatic, Pa Modou, Fernandes, Carlitos, Konate, Assifuah

Subs: Fickentscher, Vanczak, Ruefli, Ndoye, Mujangi Bia, Zeman, Follonier

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