The Reds are back in front of 2,000 fans at Anfield as they host Tottenham in a top of the table clash, where a win would establish at least a two-point buffer at the summit.
It is an invaluable opportunity and one which will require Liverpool to show their powers of recovery following a subpar outing in the 1-1 draw at Fulham over the weekend.
With options slim, the boss has made just one change for the Premier League clash following on from just a three-day turnaround as Matip is ruled out due to a back spasm.
And the familiar front three of Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane lineup in attack, where the Egyptian is aiming to make at 18 goals in his last 18 home league appearances against London opposition.
Substitutes: Kelleher, Phillips, N. Williams, Minamino, Keita, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Origi
Tottenham: Lloris; Aurier, Alderweireld, Dier, Davies; Hojbjerg, Sissoko, Lo Celso; Bergwijn, Son, Kane
Substitutes: Hart, Reguilon, Rodon, Winks, Ndombele, Dele, Lucas