Jordan Henderson joins exclusive Liverpool club, which includes Steven Gerrard, with start vs Porto
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has reached a huge milestone on Tuesday.
Liverpool to take on FC Porto
Jordan Henderson and co. are set to face off with Portuguese powerhouse, FC Porto, in a short time.
This will be both side’s second Champions League group tie of the season.
Porto would hold Spanish outfit Atletico Madrid to a draw in their previous European outing, whilst Liverpool came from 2-1 down to beat AC Milan 3-2.
And with Porto at home on Tuesday, a closely contested affair is expected.
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Jordan Henderson reaches Liverpool milestone
As mentioned above, Liverpool skipper Jordan Henderson is starting for the Reds on Tuesday.
Henderson is playing alongside Fabinho and youngster Curtis Jones in a midfield three, which also started for Liverpool in their 3-3 draw with Brentford on Saturday.
The Reds to face @FCPorto 👊 🔴 #PORLIV
Trent misses out with a sore groin.
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) September 28, 2021
Ahead of the game on Tuesday, meanwhile, it has been revealed that it will be Henderson’s 400th appearance for Liverpool since he joined them from Sunderland.
And, as per Opta, this has put ‘Hendo’ in an exclusive club, which also includes Liverpool legend, Steven Gerrard:
Jordan Henderson tonight becomes the 27th player to reach 400 appearances for Liverpool in all competitions, and first since Steven Gerrard in October 2007.
400 – Jordan Henderson tonight becomes the 27th player to reach 400 appearances for Liverpool in all competitions, and first since Steven Gerrard in October 2007. Reference. pic.twitter.com/OwI20AjsX3
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) September 28, 2021