🚨TEAM NEWS| Aston Villa v Liverpool line ups

Aston Villa host Liverpool tonight as they hope to thwart the Reds’ charge that has become so interesting after Manchester City’s win over Newcastle United at the weekend.

Villa coach Steven Gerrard has made two changes with Marvelous Nakamba and Philippe Coutinho to replace Callum Chambers and Aimee Buendia.

For his part, Jurgen Klopp sits on a handful of players ahead of the FA Cup final against Chelsea on Saturday. In all, there are five changes from the 1-1 draw with Spurs at the weekend.

Joel Matip, Costas Tsimikas, Naby Keita, Curtis Jones and Diogo Jota come for the heavyweight quintet of Ibrahima Konate, Andy Robertson (who is not among the divers), Thiago Alcantara, Jordan Henderson and Mo Salah.

Aston Villa starting from XI: Martinez. Cash, Konsa; Mings, Dean; McGinn, Nakamba, Douglas Louise; Coutinho. Ings, Watkins.

Alternatives: Olsen, Chambers, Crisin, A-Young, Erogbonam, Sanson, Chukwuemeka, Buendia, Traore.

Liverpool start Alison. Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dyck, Tsimikas; Keita, Fabinho, Jones; Guetta, Mane, Diaz.

Alternatives: Keeler, Konate, Thiago, Milner, Firmino, Salah, Henderson, Gomez, Origi.