Billy Gilmour makes a rare appearance in the Chelsea starting lineup while Kepa Arrizabalaga starts in goal as the Blues get set to take on Liverpool.
Frank Lampard has rung in the changes to the side that was held to a 2-2 draw by Bournemouth in the Premier League last time out as Chelsea prepare to lock horns with Liverpool in the FA Cup fifth round. The shuffles begin right at the back, with Kepa Arrizabalaga starting in place of Willy Caballero between the sticks.
Kepa starts for the first time in seven games after being relegated to the bench over the last month or so. In front of Kepa, the formation sees a change as well, with Lampard seemingly reverting to a 4-3-3. Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta, therefore, starts as the right-back, with Marcos Alonso on the opposite flank.
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At the heart of the Chelsea defence, Kurt Zouma and Antonio Rudiger pair up, as Fikayo Tomori and Andreas Christensen drop out. Another player who does not start is Chelsea vice-captain Jorginho. In his stead, Billy Gilmour makes a rare appearance in the side.
Gilmour is joined by Mateo Kovacic and Ross Barkley in the three-man Chelsea midfield. Finally, upfront, Olivier Giroud leads the line for the Blues against Liverpool, but will be flanked by Willian and Pedro this time out, as Mason Mount takes his place on the bench.
Chelsea Starting Lineup: Kepa, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Zouma, Alonso, Kovacic, Gilmour, Barkley, Willian, Giroud, Pedro