Chelsea XI vs Liverpool confirmed: Kepa, Billy Gilmour start as Jurgen Klopp names strong side

Kepa Arrizabalaga is back between the posts for Chelsea with Billy Gilmour also included by Frank Lampard for tonight’s FA Cup fifth-round tie against Liverpool at Stamford Bridge.

Olivier Giroud retains his starting spot as the focal point in attack with Pedro and Willian on the wings.

Jorginho, who is suspended for three next two Premier League games and the Champions League visit to Bayern Munich, is surprisingly dropped to the bench with Gilmour joined in midfield by Mateo Kovacic and Ross Barkley.

Lampard has named an experienced back four of Cesar Azpilicueta, Kurt Zouma, Toni Rudiger and Marcos Alonso.

Academy star Tino Anjorin is named on the bench alongside Reece James, Fikayo Tomori, Jorginho, Michy Batshuayi, Mason Mount and Willy Caballero.

Jurgen Klopp has named a surprisingly strong Liverpool team with three of his first-choice back four starting. Sadio Mane is part of a front three also featuring Divock Origi and Takumi Minamino, with Fabinho, Adam Lallana and Curtis Jones in midfield.

His bench includes Mo Salah, Roberto Firmino, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and James Milner.

You can follow all the action in our live blog with Oliver Harbord and Alan Smith right here .

The last time these sides met in the FA Cup, Chelsea won the 2012 final 2-1 at Wembley. However, the Reds have already beaten Chelsea twice this season – in the Uefa Super Cup and their Premier League meeting in West London.

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Chelsea: Kepa; Azpilicueta, Zouma, Rudiger, Alonso; Gilmour, Kovacic, Barkley; Willian, Giroud, Pedro. Substitutes: Caballero, James, Tomori, Jorginho, Batshuayi, Mount, Anjorin.

Liverpool: Adrian; Williams, Van Dijk, Gomez, Robertson; Fabinho, Lallana, Jones; Minamino Origi, Mane. Substitutes: Lonergan, Milner, Firmino, Salah, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Matip, Chirivella.

Kick off: 7.45pm.