Batshuayi in as Kepa returns – Predicted Chelsea lineup Frank Lampard should pick vs Liverpool

Chelsea are back in FA Cup action tomorrow night when they take on Premier League leader’s Liverpool at Stamford Bridge.

The Reds might have suffered a shock defeat to Watford at the weekend, however they are expected to fight back when they take on Frank Lampard’s team.

The Blues boss said he would pick a strong team to play against Liverpool for the game, with it being likely to be the one trophy that the Blues could win this season.

Chelsea were held to a 2-2 draw with Bournemouth at the weekend, with Marcos Alonso netting a brace to gain a point.

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But what team should Lampard pick tomorrow night?

Our football.london writers have their say.

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Oliver Harbord – Chelsea correspondent

The injuries are starting to pile up on Chelsea and it might force Lampard’s hand in what he can do tomorrow night against Liverpool.

However, with top four the priority then the Blues need to rotate, and it could mean Michy Batshuayi should come back into the starting XI.

The Blues have done well with a 4-3-3 against Liverpool this season, so it should be reverted to that, with Mason Mount slotting into the midfield.

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Meanwhile, Antonio Rudiger should come back and Kurt Zouma should make a return to partner him.

Willian and Pedro should start up top, with Emerson Palmieri to play left-back over Marcos Alonso.

Harbord’s team: Kepa; James, Rudiger, Zouma, Emerson; Kovacic, Jorginho, Mount; Willian, Batshuayi, Pedro.

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Alan Smith – Senior Writer

Frank Lampard cannot actually rotate too much because of a lengthy injury list but Kepa should get a go between the posts and Olivier Giroud seems likely to be rested rather than risked with Michy Batshuayi drafted in.

Mason Mount is another who should get a…