West Brom v Liverpool: Predicted XI's – Emre Can expected to start in defence

Martin Tyler

Liverpool take on West Brom at The Hawthorns hoping to keep their chances of a top four finish alive.

The Reds are currently seven points behind fourth placed Manchester City but have a game in hand.

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The Baggies could be without defender Craig Dawson due to a knee injury and Ben Foster is out of the match due to his torn ACL.

Youssouf Mulumbu is also out suspended against Liverpool.

The Reds will be without Daniel Sturridge for the match but Adam Lallana  as he has recovered from a groin strain.

Lucas Leiva and Mamadou Sakho are also unlikely to feature due to injury.

Liverpool star Emre Can is expected to start in Brendan Rodgers three-man defence alongside Skrtel and Lovren.

West Brom – Liverpool

Kick-Off: 15:00 GMT

Stadium: The Hawthorns

Referee: Roger East

West Brom expected starting lineup:
Myhill, Olsson, McAuley, Lescott, Baird, Gardner, Fletcher, Yacob, Morrison, Berahino, Anichebe

Manager: Tony Pulis

Liverpool expected starting lineup:
Mignolet, Can, Lovren, Skrtel, Moreno, Markovic, Gerrard, Allen, Henderson, Sterling, Coutinho

Manager: Brendan Rodgers