That means that the fit-again Daniel Sturridge starts the match on the bench.
Jose Mourinho has carried out his threat to rest a number of first team regulars in his starting XI.
They are still able to name a strong line-up though, although Czech defender Tomas Kalas is handed his first Premier League start at the heart of the defence beside the returning Branislav Ivanovic.
Liverpool: Mignolet; Johnson, Skrtel, Sakho, Flanagan; Gerrard; Allen, Lucas; Sterling; Coutinho, Suarez. Subs: Jones, Toure, Agger, Cissokho, Alberto, Aspas, Sturridge
Chelsea: Schwarzer; Azpilicueta, Ivanovic, Kalas, Cole; Lampard, Mikel, Matic; Salah, Ba, Schurrle. Subs: Hilario, Ake, Cahill, Van Ginkel, Baker, Willian, Torres
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