Reds Set To Gamble On Gerrard

14 April 2009 07:09
Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard is expected to return to the side for Tuesday night's Champions League quarter-final second leg against Chelsea following a groin injury.[LNB]Javier Mascherano will also be back from suspension as the Anfield men look to overcome a 3-1 deficit.[LNB]Manager Rafael Benitez must decide whether to retain Daniel Agger in central defence, ahead of Martin Skrtel, after his goalscoring performance in the 4-0 Anfield rout of Blackburn on Saturday.[LNB]Chelsea captain John Terry is suspended as his team bid to hang onto their first-leg advantage.[LNB]Terry misses out after collecting a yellow card for his challenge on Reds goalkeeper Pepe Reina at Anfield.[LNB]Right-back Jose Bosingwa is expected to be sidelined because of hamstring trouble while Alex will replace Terry alongside Ricardo Carvalho in the centre of the defence.[LNB]Joe Cole and Paulo Ferreira are absent with knee ligament injuries.[LNB]Teams:[LNB]Chelsea (from): Cech, Hilario, Belletti, Alex, Ivanovic, Carvalho, Mancienne, A Cole, Lampard, Ballack, Deco, Obi, Kalou, Essien, Malouda, Di Santo, Anelka, Quaresma, Stoch, Drogba[LNB]Liverpool (from): Reina, Arbeloa, Carragher, Agger, Hyypia, Skrtel, Aurelio, Dossena, Kuyt, Lucas, Mascherano, Gerrard, Alonso, Torres, Babel, Benayoun, Riera, Cavalieri, N'Gog.[LNB]

Source: Eurosport