Liverpool stars in international action

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A handful of Liverpool players are set for action this weekend as the final international break of the season arrives.

Some have already seen playing time for their country, with Luis Suarez featuring for 90 minutes in Uruguay's 2-1 defeat against Germany on Sunday night. He could meet a fellow teammate on Wednesday night when his country takes on Holland.

Glen Johnson is the only Red in England's squad for the Euro 2012 qualifier against Switzerland, with club captain Steven Gerrard missing out for the Three Lions through injury.

Raul Meireles is part of the Portugal squad that is set to face Norway on Saturday night, with the midfielder hoping to right the wrongs of a 1-0 defeat to their opponents in an earlier Group H clash.

Dirk Kuyt will be testing his skills for the Netherlands in a prestigious friendly match against Brazil on Saturday, while a clash against Suarez and Uruguay awaits on Wednesday in another friendly.


Pepe Reina is part of the Spanish squad for Saturday's friendly against the USA, whilst Venezuela awaits on a Tuesday night.

Christian Poulsen is also set for action with Denmark as part of the squad that will face Iceland in a Euro 2012 qualifier on Saturday.

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