West Ham marches into Anfield hoping to grow its table advantage on Liverpool with a Saturday road win (Watch at 10am ET live and online via Live Extra).
The Hammers lead the Reds by a point for seventh place in the Premier League.
Steven Gerrard is unavailable to Liverpool, neither in the XI nor the substitutes. Daniel Sturridge starts on the bench.
There is a pair of former Reds in the West Ham lineup, with Andy Carroll and Stewart Downing in the fray.
Reece Oxford, 16, is on the bench for West Ham.
Liverpool: Mignolet, Can, Skrtel, Sakho, Henderson, Lucas, Moreno, Markovic, Lallana, Coutinho, Sterling
Subs: Ward, Johnson, Lambert, Sturridge, Allen, Borini, Ibe
West Ham United: Adrian, O’Brien, Collins, Reid, Cresswell, Song, Amalfitano, Nolan (c), Downing, Carroll, Valencia
Subs: Jaaskelainen, Demel, Oxford, Poyet, Noble, Jarvis, Cole