With Virgil van Dijk not expected to return from a similar problem for at least a fortnight, it leaves Jürgen Klopp short of options and is likely to scupper any potential deadline day move for Nat Phillips.
Frenetic was a fitting description for the opening exchanges, with both Brighton and Liverpool getting forward at every opportunity
Only Southampton are below Everton – on goal difference alone – after the bottom side lost 1-0 at home to Aston Villa, while West Ham’s win meant Bournemouth replaced them in the bottom three despite earning a point in their 1-1 draw at Nottingham Forest.
The ninth-placed Reds and 10th-placed Blues only have 28 points to boast from their top-flight outings approaching the midway point of the season, although the hosts hold a game in hand over their capital counterparts.
Manager Jurgen Klopp pointed out that a lack of adequate replacements has meant he has to keep picking them.
Winger Solly March scored twice and created a third for Brighton as they dominated the game from start to finish, with Liverpool barely able to string together a single decent attack.
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Bajcetic became the second youngest Spanish scorer in the Premier League after Cesc Fabregas for Arsenal in 2004
Earlier in the Boxing Day programme Newcastle United stormed into second place by outclassing Leicester City 3-0 away
Gakpo, 23, had an impressive World Cup in Qatar, scoring three goals as he helped the Netherlands reach the quarter-finals
The widely-criticised American owners, the Glazier Family, were the subject of several protests in the spring of 2021.
The 42-year-old former Liverpool striker was only appointed as the Dutch second division side’s new boss in the summer.
The Italian outlet claim the Reds have expressed an interest in bringing the 23-year-old to Anfield.
Chukwueze plays his football for Villarreal in La Liga and he is one of the highly-rated wide players in La Liga. The 23-year-old is very talented and has a huge future in the game if he continues to play similarly.
Chukwueze has long been on the radar of Premier League clubs ever since he begun to make an impact in the Villareal senior ranks in 2018-19.
Henry’s investment company, Fenway Sports Group have owned Liverpool for 12 years since buying the club from George N. Gillett, Jr and Tom Hicks.
The American sports investment company – founded by principal Reds owner John W Henry – have been in control of Liverpool for over 12 years since taking over in October 2010.
Back-to-back defeats against the English Premier League’s bottom two clubs in Nottingham Forest and Leeds United have been damaging.
The German was enraged when a perceived foul on Mohamed Salah by Bernardo Silva right in front of the linesman was not flagged, and he gave the official an earful.