Andy Carroll and Dirk Kuyt lead the Liverpool attack against Man City, in the absence of Luis Suarez.
Suarez misses the match after it was announced Liverpool would not be appealing his 8 match ban.
Steven Gerrard is again on the bench.
Craig Bellamy is also on the bench, Dirk Kuyt replacing him in the only change from the team which beat Newcastle.
Man City are without Mario Balotelli and Samir Nasri, with Edin Dzeko starting up front.
LIVERPOOL: Reina, Enrique, Johnson, Skrtel, Agger, Spearing, Adam, Downing, Henderson, Kuyt, Carroll.
Subs: Subs: Doni, Gerrard, Maxi, Carragher, Shelvey, Kelly, Bellamy.
Man City Hart, Richards, Kolo, Kompany, Clichy, Yaya, Barry, Silva, Milner, Aguero, Dzeko.
Subs: Pantilimon, Lescott, A. Johnson, Kolarov, Zabaleta, Savic, de Jong.
Referee: Andre Marriner