Naby Keita gets recalled to the starting lineup at the expense of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain as Liverpool welcome Chelsea at Anfield this evening.
Jurgen Klopp has made only one change to the side that was handed a disappointing defeat to Arsenal last week, for the Premier League encounter against Chelsea.
As we had predicted, Naby Keita comes into the side, at the expense of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who was underwhelming against his former club. Keita will operate in the advanced midfield role, alongside Georginio Wijnaldum while Fabinho is set to operate as the holding midfield, in the absence of Jordan Henderson.
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James Milner was a doubt heading into this game. But, the veteran midfielder has made the bench this evening and could be an option for Klopp in the second half, along with Curtis Jones.
Virgil van Dijk was the culprit for Liverpool as they lost 2-0 Arsenal last time out. But, the Dutchman could play a vital role in stopping an in-form Olivier Giroud, alongside his defensive partner Joe Gomez while Trent Alexander-Arnold and Andrew Robertson also retain their place in the backline.
Another player who will be looking to make amends is goalkeeper Alisson. He will be expecting a busier and hopefully a better evening this time around.
Finally, in attack, Klopp has made no changes to the revered trio of Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane, although the German could later bring on the likes of Divock Origi and Xherdan Shaqiri.
Liverpool Confirmed Lineup: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, van Dijk, Robertson; Wijnaldum, Fabinho, Keita; Salah, Firmino, Mane.