John Terry captains Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on his 600th Blues appearance as they take on Liverpool in a vital Premier League match live on NBCSN at 11am ET and online at NBC Sports Live Extra.
Petr Cech also goes for a Chelsea milestone – a club record 208 clean sheets – on his 456th appearance.
David Luiz makes an appearance in the defensive midfield with Gary Cahill rotated into the Chelsea defense alongside Terry, with Ramires suspended for yellow card accumulation.
Manager Jose Mourinho has gone with Willian and Oscar alongside the red hot Eden Hazard in support of Samuel Eto’o at the front.
For the visitors, Liverpool will look to keep pace with rivals Everton who leapfrogged them in the table with the Toffees earlier win. Brendan Rodgers has gone with a familiar lineup, with just Steven Gerrard and Victor Moses out injured.
Chelsea – Cech; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta; D Luiz, Lampard; Willian, Oscar, Hazard; Eto’o.
Bench – Schwarzer, Cole, Essien, Mikel, Schurrle, Mata, Torres.
Liverpool – Mignolet; Johnson, Agger, Skrtel, Sakho; Lucas, Allen, Henderson, Sterling, Coutinho; Suarez.
Bench – Jones, Toure, Alberto, Aspas, Cissokho, Rossiter, Smith.