Liverpool defender, Jon Flanagan returns to the starting lineup for Liverpool since the knee injury that kept him out of action for 20 months.
Flanagan replaces Nathaniel Clyne, who picked up an injury in training and is not on the bench.
Adam Lallana starts in place of Jordan Ibe, with Jurgen Klopp targeting his first final with Liverpool.
Dejan Lovren has overcome the hamstring injury he picked up in the reverse fixture and returns to the bench.
LIVERPOOL: Mignolet, Flanagan, Toure, Sakho, Moreno, Lucas, Can, Milner, Henderson, Lallana, Firmino
SUBS: Ward, Lovren, Smith, Teixeira, Allen, Ibe, Benteke
STOKE CITY: Butland; Johnson, Wollscheid, Muniesa, Pieters; Whelan, Afellay; Walters, Bojan, Arnautovic; Crouch.
SUBS: Haugaard; Bardsley, Joselu, Wilson, Van Ginkel, Adam, Shaqiri