After a much-changed XI succumbed to a penalty shoot-out defeat last time out in the League Cup, it is now straight back to focusing on the Premier League in the final fixture before the October international break.
Jordan Henderson made his return to training on Friday after missing Liverpool’s last three games with a thigh injury and takes a place on the bench today.
The Reds are out to make it four from four to start the 2020/21 season but will be without Alisson for the clash due to a shoulder injury picked up in training, with Adrian to retain his place from mid-week for his third start of the season.
And the attacking trident has been forced into a change, with Diogo Jota slotting in on the left for his league bow for the club alongside Mohamed Salah, who is on the hunt for his 100th goal in English football, and Roberto Firmino.
Substitutes: Kelleher, Milner, Henderson, Williams, Jones, Minamino, Origi
Aston Villa: Martinez; Cash, Konsa, Mings, Targett; McGinn, Luiz, Grealish, Barkley, Trezeguet, Watkins
Substitutes: Steer, Traore, Hourihane, Nakamba, Davis, Elmohamady, El Ghazi