Chelsea v Liverpool – Probable starting line-up's – Emre Can to start at right-back

Chelsea v Liverpool:

Emre Can is expected to start at right-back for the third consecutive game today as Liverpool take on Chelsea in the Premier League.

Brendan Rodgers is expected to set his side out in a 4-3-3 formation with Can starting alongside Skrtel, Lovren and Johnson in defence.

Liverpool are in need of a win if their are to cling onto faint hopes of finishing in the top four. The Red’s are currently in 5th place, seven points (and a game in hand) behind Manchester United who sit in 4th spot.

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Can was praised on the official club website for his performance in the 2-1 win over QPR last weekend.

The 21-year-old was described as being ‘dominant’ against QPR and a video of his performance was also shared on the page.

Kick-off: 16:00 (GMT)
Stadium: Stamford Bridge
Referee: A Marriner

Chelsea: Courtois, Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta, Fabregas, Matic, Willian, Hazard, Cuadrado, Remy
Subs from: Cech, Blackman, Filipe Luís, Christensen, Loftus-Cheek, Mikel, Aké, Solanke, Drogba, Costa, Zouma

Liverpool: Mignoley, Can, Skrtel, Lovren, Johnson, Henderson, Gerrard, Allen, Ibe, Terling, Coutinho
Subs from: Jones, Ward, Lucas, Lallana, Moreno, Markovic, Manquillo, Lambert, Borini, Touré, Brannagan, Balotelli