Kenny Dalglish opts to start without Andy Carroll up front while Jordan Henderson partners Jay Spearing in central midfield with Steven Gerrard in an advanced roleDidier Drogba will start the FA Cup final up front for Chelsea with Fernando Torres starting on the bench against his former side, Liverpool.
Blues boss Roberto Di Matteo is without central defenders David Luiz and Gary Cahill so Branislav Ivanovic will line up alongside John Terry with Jose Bosingwa at right-back.
Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish opts to start without Andy Carroll in his side, as the £35 million man will take his place on the bench with Steven Gerrard supporting Luis Suarez in attack.
Jordan Henderson and Jay Spearing will sit deep in midfield while there is no place in the starting XI for Jamie Carragher as Martin Skrtel partners Daniel Agger in the heart of defence.
Liverpool: Reina; Johnson, Skrtel, Agger, Jose Enrique; Spearing, Henderson; Downing, Gerrard, Bellamy; Suarez.
Subs: Doni, Carroll, Maxi, Kuyt, Carragher, Shelvey, Kelly.
Chelsea: Cech; Bosingwa, Ivanovic, Terry, Cole; Lampard, Mikel, Ramires; Mata, Kalou; Drogba.
Subs: Turnbull, Essien, Torres, Malouda, Meireles, Ferreira, Sturridge.