Daniel Agger misses the game due to illness as Sakho is called in to replace him, Lucas starts on the bench.
Former Red Stewart Downing starts for West Ham while Joe Cole is on the bench.
Starting XI : Mignolet, Flanagan, Sakho, Skrtel, Johnson, Allen, Gerrard, Henderson, Sterling, Coutinho, Suarez.
Subs : Jones, Cissokho, Kelly, Lucas, Moses, Alberto, Aspas.
West Ham : Jaaskelainen, Demel, McCartney, Collins, Tomkins, Noble, Diame, Nolan, Downing, Jarvis, Maiga
Subs : Adrian, O’Brien, Collison, Diarra, C.Cole, J.Cole, Taylor