Goals from Diogo Jota and Mohamed Salah in the second half ensured that Liverpool were 100 per cent in Group D, but a hamstring injury caught by Fabinho, the substitute midfielder, contributed to Liverpool’s defensive injuries.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp targeted the Brazilian national coach Tite against Fabinho after the Reds’ costly Champions League win over Midtjylland FC.
The Brazilian midfielder from Liverpool suffered a hamstring injury in the Champions League win over Midtjylland FC, and the Reds are now waiting for the scan results to determine the extent of the damage.
Liverpool will now eagerly await the scan results from Fabinho to determine the extent of the damage to his hamstring.
As Virgil van Dijk has been eliminated with a protracted knee injury and Joel Matip is also currently unavailable, Joe Gomez remains the only fit senior Liverpool team with an intense Premier League and Champions League schedule before the transfer window opens in January.
Klopp replied: “I’m not sure if Tite is too worried, because he never plays against him, so he will probably not be on the bench for the next three international matches.
Klopp was asked for an update by a Brazilian journalist after the game and said that it was also a blow for the national team.
“Fab was not positive, but not too negative either, we will see, we have to wait for the scan tomorrow morning, then we will know more”.
“For us it is obviously a decent blow, but at the moment we don’t know yet.
Fabinho was named in Brazil’s squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Bolivia and Peru last month, but he wasn’t there and has only 12 senior national team games for the Selecao…