Liverpool will be without defensive midfielder and makeshift centre-back Lucas Leiva for the visit of Manchester City on Wednesday, while French defender Mamadou Sakho will face a late fitness test.
Liverpool host Capital One Cup conquerors Manchester City at Anfield on Wednesday, just three days after losing to Manuel Pellegrini's men at Wembley in a heart-breaking penalty shoot-out.
Liverpool have suffered a hammer blow with the penalty shootout loss to Manchester City in the final of the League Cup, and the Reds are expected to revamp their side in summer, with Mario Gotze being heavily tipped to rejoin former manager Jurgen Klopp.
Christian Benteke has only been used sparingly by Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp, but the Belgian international reportedly turned down a move to China in the January transfer window to fight for his future at Anfield.
Manchester City found an unlikely hero in second-choice goalkeeper Willy Caballero in the League Cup final against Liverpool. The Argentine pulled off three superb saves in the penalty shoot-out to give the Citizens their first trophy of the season.
A disappointed Jurgen Klopp has vowed to get Liverpool back up after stumbling against Manchester City in the Capital One Cup final.
Willy Caballero put forth an impressive performance in the penalty shoot-out as Manchester City beat Liverpool to win the Capital One Cup. Standing in for Joe Hart, the Argentine international saved three successive penalties as City avenged their humiliating defeat to the Reds earlier in the season.
Willy Caballero proved an unlikely hero with three penalty saves as Manchester City beat Liverpool 3-1 in a Wembley Stadium shootout on Sunday to win the English League Cup.
Manchester City beat Liverpool 3-1 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in the League Cup final at Wembley on Sunday. AFP Sports looks at five things we learnt as the first major prize of the English domestic season was settled:
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane was recently asked to pick his greatest Premier league XI and it features legends from Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal.