Daniel Sturridge returns after two months out with a hamstring injury and will start the game from the bench as the Reds look to avenge their defeat to league leaders Leicester City in midweek.
For the visiting Black Cats, Sam Allardyce makes two alterations to the side that lost to Manchester City at the Stadium of Light on Tuesday.
Liverpool: Mignolet, Clyne, Lovren, Sakho, Moreno, Henderson, Can, Allen, Lallana, Milner, Firmino
Subs: Ward, Toure, Benteke, Sturridge, Lucas, Ibe, Flanagan
Sunderland: Mannone; Jones, van Aanholt, O'Shea, Kone, Kirchhoff; Cattermole, M'Vila, Khazri, Watmore; Defoe
Subs: Pickford, Brown, Rodwell, N'Doye, Johnson, Toivonen, Yedlin
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