NICOLAS Anelka starts against former club Liverpool as Steve Clarke makes one change to the team which faced Stoke last weekend.
The 34-year-old striker, who enjoyed a loan spell at Anfield during the 2001/02 season, replaces the benched Saido Berahino.
Brendan Rodgers calls up Lucas in place of Victor Moses, who is named as a substitute, as the Reds also make one change.
LIVERPOOL: Mignolet, Johnson, Cissokho, Toure, Sakho, Skrtel, Lucas, Gerrard, Henderson, Sturridge, Suarez. Subs: Jones, Kelly, Agger, Allen, Sterling, Moses, Alberto.
ALBION: Myhill; Jones, McAuley, Olsson (c), Ridgewell; Yacob, Mulumbu; Amalfitano, Anelka, Sessegnon; Anichebe. Subs: Daniels (gk); Long, Brunt, Morrison, Lugano, Vydra, Berahino.
REFEREE: Jon Moss (West Yorkshire)