Thursday night see's us visit the Stadium Lille-Metropole for our 1st ever game againt the French side.

Lille currently are sitting 4th behind Bordeaux, Montpellier lyon in there domestic league (Ligue 1), as i write this they are currently playing against St Etienne away, there last 5 games prior to tonights games is won 3, drawn 2 and lost 1 so they are in a good run of form.

Leading goalscorers are Kouassi Gervinho with 16 goals and Pierre-Alain Frau with 13 .

Liverpool will be glad to see glen Johnson back from injury and incontetion for a starting place and keen to put in some good performance ahead of this summers world cup in South Africa. Although the reds will be without Agger, Skrtel & Aurellio who are still recovering from injuries.

The reds are still in with a good chance of 4th spot with only losing one game in there last 10 premier league outings, and wins over Unirea in both legs of the last round of the europa league takes them into this game in real good form.

Possible line-up on the night: (barring any injuries against wigan on Monday night)

Reina, Insua, Carragher, Kyrgiakos, Mascherano, Benayoun, Gerrard, Lucas, Kuyt, Rodriguez, Torres

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