This result piles on the disappointment for Jurgen Klopp, whose side were frustrated in a similar manner by Sevilla in the Champions League on Wednesday, and were thrashed 5-0 by Manchester City last weekend
The Reds' campaign has derailed slightly following a heavy loss last time out in the league, but they boast an impressive record against the Clarets and will feel confident of getting back on track
He is coming on board with 41 years managerial experience
Sergio Aguero had given City the lead before Mane was sent off for kicking goalkeeper Ederson in the face when challenging for a high ball
Just one place and two points separated the teams in the final standings last season, and they have both made unbeaten starts to the new campaign to sit on seven points apiece after three games
Mane picks up the award having fended off competition from Manchester United trio of Phil Jones, Romelu Lukaku and Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Chelsea's Alvaro Morata, Huddersfield Town goalkeeper Jonas Lossl and Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah
After getting their campaign firmly back on track with three-successive wins in all competitions, the Reds will hope to keep the momentum going into the international break with three more points against the Gunners
The Reds were made to work hard for the win, seeing a number of attempts kept out by opposition keeper Wayne Hennessey across the 90 minutes
Following an entertaining 3-3 draw with Watford last weekend, the Reds are already in a position where they cannot afford to drop points on home soil against a side heavily beaten in their opener
Fulham Chairman Tony Khan told the club's official website: "I'm delighted to welcome Sheyi Ojo to the Fulham Football Club.
The 20-year-old has been linked to the Cottagers' fellow Championship clubs Derby County and Middlesbrough, but it appears that the winger is London-bound.
The Reds have won each of their last four curtain-raising fixtures to a Premier League campaign
Bournemouth paid £15m to sign the 21-year-old in last summer's transfer window, but a disappointing 2016-17 campaign saw the England Under-21 international fail to score across 23 appearances in all competitions.
Both cities will undergo a further inspection next month ahead of the final decision in September after the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) approved their proposals, reports BBC Sport.
The Nigeria international has been tracked by Tottenham, Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion in recent months but Brighton have made their move only for Gent to value him at £13m.
Reds manager Jurgen Klopp is believed to be keen for the 20-year-old to gain more first-team action, but he is unlikely to receive it at Anfield
The 19-year-old agreed a move to Anfield last month, but a compensation fee still needs to be paid due to Solanke being under the age of 24
The Gunners began the day on Sunday a point behind fourth-place Liverpool and were on course to displace the Reds when they took an eighth-minute lead against Everton before winning 3-1
The former Liverpool star has had an enviable career
It is a match of two clubs with everything and nothing to gain