Liverpool v Newcastle: Trio Of Changes
Written by Newcastle Utd
Newcastle United FC
Papiss Cisse, Steven Taylor and Vurnon Anita all come in to the Newcastle starting line-up for Sunday's trip to Liverpool
By Anthony Marshall - Newcastle United Club Reporter
Newcastle United have made three changes to their starting line-up for Sunday's trip to Liverpool in the Barclays Premier League (4pm kick-off).
Summer signing Anita has had to be patient for chances since his arrival from Ajax in August. The versatile Dutch international, who can play either full-back or in midfield, will be making just his fifth top flight start at Anfield.
Taylor and Cisse have both found themselves among the replacements in recent weeks, but Cisse bagged the winner last weekend against West Brom and has earned a recall.
And the all-Senegalese strike force is reunited - seven-goal leading scorer Demba Ba, who has recovered from a shin knock, partnering Cisse up top.
Liverpool are without goalkeeper Pepe Reina and full-back Glen Johnson, who both remain sidelined through injury.
There is a place, however, for ex-Newcastle defender Jose Enrique, while former Sunderland man Jordan Henderson is on the bench.
Liverpool (4-2-3-1): Brad Jones; Andre Wisdom, Martin Skrtel, Daniel Agger, Jose Enrique; Joe Allen, Nuri Sahin; Raheem Sterling, Steven Gerrard (c), Suso; Luis Suarez
Substitutes: Peter Gulacsi, Sebastian Coates, Jamie Carragher, Jordan Henderson, Jonjo Shelvey, Oussama Assaidi, Stewart Downing
Referee: Anthony Taylor (Manchester)