Brendan Rodgers has named an unchanged team for Liverpool's Barclays Premier League clash at Aston Villa on Saturday evening, with new signing Aly Cissokho included among the substitutes.

After the Reds kicked off their 2013-14 campaign with a deserved 1-0 victory over Stoke City last weekend, the Northern Irishman has kept faith with exactly the same starting XI for today's Villa Park encounter.