Liverpool Line-up vs Chelsea: Benteke, Coutinho & Lallana START In ATTACK!

Liverpool head out to West London to take on Premier League defending champions Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge.

Jurgen Klopp opted to name an unchanged side for the visit of Southampton last time out. The Reds boss continued with a 4-3-2-1 formation, with Philippe Coutinho and Adam Lallana operating in the central attacking midfield roles behind lone forward, Divock Origi.

Christian Benteke came off the bench to notch the opener against the Saints, though subsequently suffered a knock to the knee, ruling him out of the midweek Capital One cup win over Bournemouth.

The Belgian has recovered in time for the trip to Stamford Bridge and will likely replace Origi in attack. Meanwhile, Daniel Sturridge continues to battle with a knee injury and is set to miss out once again.

Elsewhere in the attacking roles, Roberto Firmino will be pushing for a start following a strong midweek display, with Lallana’s position most under threat. James Milner, Lucas and Emre Can seem likely starters in the engine room, while the back four is set to be unchanged from the Saints stalemate.

Dejan Lovren is available after returning to full training, though Kolo Toure has been ruled out with a hamstring problem sustained in midweek. Jordan Henderson, Joe Gomez, Danny Ings and Jon Flanagan remain sidelined.

Having said this, here is how Kloop is expected to line-up his side against Chelsea.

Liverpool - Football tactics and formations

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