A report had suggested that Karius would be dropped for the fixture at Ewood Park, but Danny Ward's potential move to Leicester City has resulted in the German keeping his place.
Rovers, meanwhile, have named a strong side for their maiden pre-season home friendly, with their regular backline players all starting.
BLACKBURN ROVERS (4-2-3-1): Raya; Nyambe, Lenihan, Mulgrew, Williams; Evans, Smallwood; Bennett, Dack, Rothwell; Samuel
Subs: Leutwiler, Fisher, Downing, Wharton, Bell, Whittingham, Tomlinson, Davenport, Travis, Conway, Nuttall
LIVERPOOL (4-2-3-1): Karius; Clyne, Matip, Klavan, Moreno; Milner, Lallana; Woodburn, Ojo, Origi; Solanke
Subs: Fabinho, Van Dijk, Keita, Gomez, Sturridge, Robertson, Phillips, Jones, Markovic, Camacho, Kelleher
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