Pepe Reina is still injured so Brad Jones continues in goal for the visit to Southampton.
Allen starts in midfield while Skrtel is recalled in defence at the expense of Carragher.
Liverpool FC Team: Jones, Johnson, Enrique, Agger, Skrtel, Allen, Gerrard, Downing, Coutinho, Sturridge, Suarez
Subs: Gulacsi, Wisdom, Henderson, Shelvey, Lucas, Suso, Ibe
Southampton v Liverpool FC kicks off at St Marys at 15.00 on Saturday 16 March
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