Crystal Palace captain Scott Dann starts at Selhurst Park after recovering from a hamstring injury.
Lee Chung-yong is also in the Eagles starting line-up, while Andros Townsend is on the substitutes’ bench along with Jason Puncheon, who was given the green light to rejoin the squad following a calf problem.
Striker Christian Benteke, signed from Liverpool during the summer, plays against his former club.
Liverpool are without James Milner, who has been laid low my illness, while Daniel Sturridge is among the visitors’ substitutes.
Alberto Moreno starts for the Reds, who have Jordan Henderson back from suspension.
Palace face an in-form Liverpool side that has won seven of their last eight matches in all competitions.
Crystal Palace: Mandanda, Ward, Dann, Tomkins, Kelly, Cabaye, McArthur, Ledley, Lee, Zaha, Benteke.
Subs: Hennessy, Fryers, Delaney, Flamini, Townsend, Puncheon, Campbell.
Liverpool: Karius, Clyne, Lovren, Matip, Moreno, Henderson, Can, Lallana, Coutinho, Mane, Firmino.
Subs: Mignolet, Randall, Klavan, Lucas, Wijnaldum, Origi, Sturridge.