Liverpool can move within a point of the Top Five with a win at desperate, relegation-scrapping Sunderland on Wednesday (Watch live, 2:45 p.m. ET on NBCSN and online via Live Extra).
The Reds are coming off a Boxing Day defeat of Leicester City, and will aim to fly to 30 points. Crystal Palace is in fifth with 31, while Tottenham is fourth with 35.
A win would move Sunderland to within four points of safety. Sam Allardyce‘s Black Cats have lost four-straight matches in the Premier League.
Sunderland: Mannone, Jones, Coates, Brown, Van Aanholt, Cattermole (C), M’Vila, Rodwell, Johnson, Borini, Defoe. Subs: Pantilimon, Yedlin, Beadling, Watmore, Lens, Toivonen, Graham.
Liverpool: Mignolet, Clyne, Lovren, Sakho, Moreno, Can, Henderson, Lallana, Firmino, Coutinho, Benteke. Subs: Bogdan, Toure, Lucas, Ibe, Randall, Smith, Teixeira.