Liverpool v Manchester City – Confirmed line-ups – Emre Can retains starting place

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Emre Can has been included in Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp’s starting line-up for tonights Premier League clash with Manchester City.

Liverpool were defeated in the League Cup final against Man City over the weekend,

The opening 90 minutes ended in a 1-1 draw with Fernandinho opening the scoring with City before Coutinho scored a late equaliser for the Reds.

The shoot out could not have started better for the Reds. Emre Can stepped up and scored a cheeky panenka while City missed their first spot kick.

Liverpool went onto miss all their remaining penalties while City converted all of theirs to win the cup.

Can has been deployed in midfield alongside James Milner and club captain Jordan Henderson.

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp revealed in the press conference that Lucas Leiva, Daniel Sturridge and Mamadou Sakho could all miss out through injuries.

Liverpool v Manchester City

Kick-Off: 20:00 (GMT)
Stadium: Anfield

Liverpool confirmed starting lineup: Mignolet, Clyne, Toure, Lovren, Flanagan, Henderson, Can, Milner, Lallana, Firmino, Origi.
Subs: Ward, Skrtel, Moreno, Allen, Ibe, Coutinho, Benteke.

Manchester City confirmed starting lineup: Hart, Zabaleta, Clichy, Kompany (C), Otamendi, Fernando, Fernandinho, Navas, Silva, Sterling, Aguero
Caballero, Sagna, Demichelis, Kolarov, Bony, Iheanacho, Mangala

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