Liverpool host Hull City at Anfield on Saturday (Watch live, NBCSN, 10 a.m. ET and online via Live Extra) with the Reds aiming to get back to winning ways after a midweek humbling.
Real Madrid eased past Liverpool 3-0 in the UEFA Champions League, with Mario Balotelli coming under plenty of pressure for another poor display.
As for Hull, they led 2-1 away at Arsenal heading into stoppage time but a late equalizer meant they left the Emirates with a point. Can they go one further and grab a win at Anfield?
In team news there’s a big surprise for Liverpool as Mario Balotelli starts despite not scoring a PL goal this season, plus Adam Lallana, Javier Manquillo and Emre Can come in for Jordan Henderson and Glen Johnson. Hull bring in Alex Bruce and Robbie Brady for Michael Dawson and Andrew Robertson, while third-choice ‘keeper Jakupovic starts in goal.
Liverpool: Mignolet, Manquillo, Skrtel, Lovren, Moreno, Allen, Gerrard, Can, Sterling, Balotelli, Lallana.
Hull City: Jakupovic, Bruce, Davies, Chester, Elmohamady, Huddlestone, Diame, Livermore, Brady, Ben Arfa, Hernandez.