Champions League Group A – 3rd October 2007
Liverpool number nine Fernando Torres starts another game for Liverpool tonight, but there’s no place for former Liverpool number nine Djibril Cissé in the Marseille line-up.
Rafa Benitez has chosen Crouch and Torres up front, with Leto making a start in midfield, along with Sissoko, Benayoun and captain Steven Gerrard. Finnan and Aurelio will start as full-backs tonight either side of Hyypia and Carragher, meaning that Arbeloa finally gets a rest.
The luxury of seven subs in Europe means Rafa has chosen both Kuyt and Voronin for the bench.
Liverpool: Reina, Finnan, Aurelio, Carragher, Hyypia, Sissoko, Gerrard, Benayoun, Leto, Torres, Crouch.
Subs: Riise, Voronin, Arbeloa, Kuyt, Babel, Itandje, Mascherano.
Marseille: Mandanda, Bonnart, Rodriguez, Givet, Taiwo, Cana, Cheyrou, Valbuena, Ziani, Zenden, Niang
Subs: Hamel, Oruma, Cisse, Arrache, Zubar, M’Bami, Moussilou
Referee: Konrad Plautz (Austria)