Other key stars Andy Robertson and Ibrahima Konate remain absent. The injuries have contributed to a slow start to the season for the Merseysiders.
Liverpool are perhaps feeling the effects of last season, in which they played in every possible fixture and came within two positive results of winning every trophy available. The mental and physical impacts appear to be affecting their start to the new campaign.
Matip’s late header against Ajax secured just a third win in eight matches across all competitions this season. Liverpool have drawn three and lost one of their six Premier League games so far.