Team to play Newcastle

Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez has made five changes to the team to play Newcastle as St James’ Park today.

In goal for his Liverpool debut is Scott Carson, with Jerzy Dudek dropped to the bench.

Baros sees his complaints earlier in the week bear fruit as he starts the game.

Full team

Carson, Finnan, Riise, Carragher, Hyypia, Pellegrino, Biscan, Gerrard, Smicer,
Garcia, Baros.
Subs – Dudek, Warnock, Welsh, Nunez, Le Tallec: