Aly Cissokho and Glen Johnson are playing as wing-backs for the Reds, while Mamadou Sakho comes into central defence along with Kolo Toure and Martin Skrtel, with Daniel Agger absent. Steven Gerrard and Jordan Henderson comprise the pivot in midfield. Victor Moses starts in attacking midfield between the pivot and attack.
For Newcastle, Loic Remy gets a start in the centre, with Yoann Gouffran and Hatem Ben Arfa on the wings. Mike Williamson comes back into central defence for the Magpies, partnering Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa.
Newcastle United starting lineup (4-3-3): Tim Krul; Mathieu Debuchy, Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, Mike Williamson, Davide Santon; Yohan Cabaye, Cheik Tiote, Moussa Sissoko; Yoann Gouffran, Hatem Ben Arfa, Loic Remy.
Liverpool starting lineup (3-4-1-2): Simon Mignolet; Kolo Toure, Martin Skrtel, Mamadou Sakho; Glen Johnson, Steven Gerrard, Jordan Henderson, Aly Cissokho; Victor Moses; Luis Suarez, Daniel Sturridge.