Liverpool could be down to one fit recognised centre-back for their Champions League opener this week after Joel Matip underwent a scan on a leg injury.
The Reds have lost Virgil van Dijk for several months as he requires surgery on the ACL injury he suffered early in the game.
And Matip, who only made his comeback from injury in the game, also picked up a knock.
Joel Matip Has Played 15 Games For Liverpool, In The Last 14 Months, His Average Appearances Per Season Since He Signed, Is 27.5, His Quality Is Never In Question, He’s A Fantastic Player, But Barring A Miracle, There’s No Way He Stays Fit Till Van Dijk Is Back Unfortunately.
— CHAMP19NS (@UpNorthFiddy) October 19, 2020
While the results revealed no obvious problem, Liverpool will continue to assess the defender’s fitness as they ramp up preparations for the clash with Ajax in Amsterdam on Wednesday.
Fabinho will be on standby to feature alongside Gomez having featured in the heart of Liverpool’s defence on several previous occasions.
Liverpool are already without Alisson Becker and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain for the trip to Holland, while Thiago Alcantara is a major doubt having suffered a knee injury when the victim of a red-card challenge from Everton forward Richarlison on Saturday.