Liverpool should leapfrog Manchester United if this attacking XI fires
Liverpool eager to build on the recent win over Leicester City at Anfield.
Christian Benteke has been rewarded for his matchwinner against City by being recalled to Liverpool's starting XI for this evening's league clash with Sunderland.
Benteke replaces Divock Origi up front for the Reds with the injured Belgian out of the matchday squad.
Jordan Henderson captains the visitors to the Stadium of Light while Roberto Firmino gets another chance to reclaim his November form.
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) December 30, 2015
Liverpool can overtake Manchester United in sixth place with a win over struggling Sunderland.
Sam Allardyce's men need to get three points as they are in danger of being cut adrift in the relegation zone.
SAFC team to face @LFC: Mannone, Jones, Coates, Brown, PVA, Cattermole (C), M'Vila, Rodwell, Johnson, Borini, Defoe.
— Sunderland AFC (@SunderlandAFC) December 30, 2015