The victory helped them to open up a four-point lead over second-placed Manchester City
Virgil van Dijk
The Merseyside club are second in the league after 12 matches with 30 points, two behind defending champions Manchester City.
Van Dijk sustained a knock to an earlier rib injury and was substituted in the second half of Liverpool’s 3-0 victory over Southampton on Saturday.
Virgil van Dijk has today been crowned as the first Standard Chartered Player of the Month for 2018-19, in recognition of his imperious form for Liverpool in August.
Hoedt moved to the Saints from Serie A club Lazio last August and the first situation he had to deal with was the drawn-out exit of compatriot Virgil van Dijk to Liverpool.
Brazil international, Alisson, made his competitive debut in Liverpool’s 4-0 win over West Ham United in the English Premier League on Sunday.
Klopp was furious that his side’s chances of a vital victory over their top-four rivals were wiped out in an incident-packed finale at Anfield
The Dutchman, signed last week from Southampton for a reported fee of 75 million pounds, rose inside the area to head home an Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain corner kick.
Van Dijk will arrive at Anfield from Southampton at the start of next month after the clubs agreed a reported 75 million pound fee.
The club’s chairman, Ralph Krueger, stressed that defender Virgil van Dijk will not be sold in this window.