Indonesia XI vs. Liverpool: 5 Reds to Watch

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Indonesia XI vs. Liverpool: 5 Reds to Watch
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Liverpool's preseason preparations go up a notch when they face the first match on their tour to south-east Asia and Australia on Saturday.

The headlines from the tour may not be written until wantaway forward Luis Suarez joins the squad midway through it, but for now the Reds will simply be seeking to build on the match fitness and confidence they picked up from their first friendly away at Preston North End last weekend.

Philippe Coutinho, Jordon Ibe, Raheem Sterling and Iago Aspas all scored in that 4-0 win, and all have made the trip for the tour, with Steven Gerrard also present after signing his contract extension. The injured Daniel Sturridge has stayed back on Merseyside for treatment, though.

In his absence, there will be plenty of players looking to impress Brendan Rodgers in the first tour match against an Indonesian XI in Jakarta on Saturday.

The Indonesians were beaten 7-0 by Arsenal last weekend, and so Liverpool will be eyeing goals to impress their army of south-east Asian followers.

Here are five players who'll be seeking to do well:

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