Date: 21st November 2014 at 5:57pm
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Brendan Rodgers says he expects to be able to call on Jordan Henderson and Mario Balotelli for Liverpool’s trip to Crystal Palace on Sunday.

Henderson was left out of England’s win over Scotland in midweek with a minor hamstring injury, whilst Balotelli returned early from international duty with Italy having suffered a reported groin injury.

Rodgers told his pre match press conference at Melwood: “Jordan missed the game against Scotland, but I think it was just as a precaution, really. He had a slight tightness.

“He was on the bench, but he wasn’t risked. England had other good players to come in.

“He should, hopefully, be fine for the weekend.”

On Balotelli, the boss added: “He had an issue with the Italian squad, who he returned back from. We’ll assess that over the next couple of days.”