No Sturridge for Liverpool

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has not won his race to be fit for today's Merseyside derby at Anfield.

No Sturridge for Liverpool

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has not won his race to be fit for today's Merseyside derby at Anfield.

Boss Brendan Rodgers has made two changes from the team beaten by West Ham last weekend - with Adam Lallana and Lazar Markovic coming in.

Everton boss Roberto Martinez has handed Tony Hibbert his first Premier League start since December 2012.

The veteran full-back, who made his first appearance since February against Swansea in midweek, has been given his chance with Seamus Coleman still out, while summer signing Muhamed Besic also starts.

Liverpool: Mignolet, Manquillo, Skrtel, Lovren, Moreno, Henderson, Gerrard, Markovic, Sterling, Lallana, Balotelli.

Subs: Brad Jones, Jose Enrique, Toure, Lambert, Coutinho, Lucas, Suso.

Everton: Howard, Hibbert, Stones, Jagielka, Baines, McCarthy, Besic, Barry, Naismith, Lukaku, Mirallas.

Subs: Robles, Gibson, Eto’o, McGeady, Osman, Browning, Alcaraz.

Referee: Martin Atkinson.

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