Gerrard to start for Liverpool versus Sydney FC

Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard will start tonight (Wed) against Sydney FC and the Reds will be captained by Lucas Leiva.

The club announced their starting line up just hours after flying in from Bangkok to Sydney for tonight's clash.

Preview: Sydney FC v Liverpool

Stats comparison: Liverpool v Sydney FC

And with Brazilian Firmino starting up front with Daniel Sturridge, it's an exciting looking Reds starting XI that will also feature club great Jamie Carragher.