Liverpool injury news: Daniel Sturridge among the absentees for Stoke match

A look at the Liverpool players that will miss out on the opening game of the season

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Brendan Rodgers takes his Liverpool side to the scene of their worst ever defeat of the Premier League era on Sunday.

On the final day of last season, the Reds were humiliated by Stoke in a 6-1 loss that was as embarrassing as it was shocking.

It was a result that left Rodgers' job at Anfield under serious threat but the Northern Irishman survived and over the summer has made a number of acquisitions that he will be hoping help see Liverpool come away with a much better result at the Britannia Stadium.

But who's missing from the Liverpool line-up and who's a doubt for the match? Here, we take a look...