Villa v Liverpool team news: Okore and Bacuna handed starts
Team news for Reds clash.
24th Aug 2013
Villa v Liverpool team news: Okore and Bacuna handed starts


Villa have made two changes for this evening's Barclays Premier League clash against Liverpool.

Summer signings Jores Okore and Leandro Bacuna will make their first starts for the club.

The duo - who joined from Nordsjaelland and Groningen respectively - come in to the line-up for Ciaran Clark and Karim El Ahmadi.

Liverpool are unchanged from their 1-0 opening day victory over Stoke City.

New loan signing from Valencia Aly Cissokho is named on the bench.

VILLA: Guzan, Lowton, Vlaar, Okore, Luna, Bacuna, Westwood, Agbonlahor, Delph, Benteke, Weimann. Subs: Steer, Clark, El Ahmadi, Helenius, Herd, Sylla, Tonev.

LIVERPOOL: Mignolet, Johnson, Enrique, Toure, Agger, Gerrard, Aspas, Coutinho, Henderson, Lucas, Sturridge. Subs: Jones, Alberto, Cissokho, Allen, Borini, Sterling, Wisdom.

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