Brendan Rodgers side are currently seven points behind City but have a game in hand.
Ben Foster is out for the Baggies due to his torn ACL and Youssouf Mulumbu is also out suspended against Liverpool.
The Reds will be without Daniel Sturridge who is still out injured.
Liverpool star Emre Can will start in a three-man defence alongside Skrtel and Lovren.
The Reds won the last game against West Brom in the league 2-1.
Liverpool have won a total of 68 wins to West Brom’s 38, while 39 matches have ended in a draw.
West Brom – Liverpool
Kick-Off: 15:00 GMT
Stadium: The Hawthorns
Referee: Roger East
West Brom: Myhill, Dawson, McAuley, Lescott, Brunt, Gardner, Fletcher, Yacob, Morrison, Berahino, Anichebe.
Manager: Tony Pulis
Liverpool: Mignolet, Johnson, Skrtel, Lovren, Can, Ibe, Gerrard, Henderson, Sterling, Coutinho, Balotelli
Subs: Jones, Toure, Manquillo, Lallana, Allen, Borini, Markovic
Manager: Brendan Rodgers