Liverpool defeated league leaders Leicester 1-0 at Anfield in what was the Foxes second defeat of the season.
The Belgium international striker Cristian Benteke scored the games only goal to win the Reds a valuable three points.
The 21-year-old will play in the Red’s midfield alongside club captain Henderson and Lallana.
Liverpool can move up to seventh place with a won over Sunderland tonight. The Red’s have 27 points in 18 games.
Sunderland v Liverpool
Sunderland starting line-up: Mannone, Jones, Coates, Brown, PVA, Cattermole (C), M’Vila, Rodwell, Johnson, Borini, Defoe.
Subs: Pantilimon, Yedlin, Beadling, Watmore, Lens, Toivonen, Graham.
Liverpool stating line-up: Mignolet, Clyne, Lovren, Sakho, Moreno, Can, Henderson, Lallana, Firmino, Coutinho, Benteke
Subs: Bogdan, Toure, Lucas, Ibe, Randall, Smith, Teixeira