Premier League: Liverpool forward Diogo Jota expected to be sidelined for two months with knee injury
Jota suffered the injury in the Reds' meaningless 1-1 Champions League draw in Midtjylland on Wednesday, leading to criticism of Jurgen Klopp's team selection for the trip to Denmark.
Premier League: Liverpool frustrated by VAR as Brighton snatch late equaliser; Leeds United beat Everton
The draw ensured Liverpool will finish Saturday back on top of the standings, with Tottenham able to reclaim first place by avoiding defeat at Chelsea on Sunday.
Firmino has scored just once this season compared to Jota's return of seven in 10 games since joining from Wolves in September.
Portugal forward Jota has made an instant impact since joining the English champions from Wolves in a £41 million ($53 million) move in September.
Champions League: Liverpool's hat-trick hero Diogo Jota relishing playing alongside 'world class Salah, Mane'
Jota scored a first half brace, completing his hat-trick after 55 minutes in Bergamo after Salah and Mane added two more just after the break in northern Italy.
Premier League: Diogo Jota caps Liverpool's fightback to beat West Ham; Manchester City, Chelsea also claim wins
It was Liverpool's fourth successive victory since influential defender Virgil van Dijk was sidelined for several months with a serious knee injury suffered against Everton.
Premier League: Diogo Jota inspires Liverpool's comeback win over Sheffield United; Manchester United, Chelsea share points
Jurgen Klopp's champions, without injured defensive talisman Virgil van Dijk, are now unbeaten in 62 Premier League home games at Anfield but had to dig deep after falling behind to an early penalty scored by Sander Berge.
UEFA Nations League: Harry Maguire sent off on bad night for England, Kylian Mbappe gets France winner
Harry Maguire was sent off for England in the first half at Wembley for two clumsy yellow cards, and Christian Eriksen then converted a 35th-minute penalty on the occasion of his 100th cap to put the Danes ahead.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Wolves’ Diogo Jota feels it will be ‘impossible’ for players to reach peak fitness once Premier League resumes
A lack of game time will make it “impossible” for players to quickly reach peak condition once the Premier League campaign stalled by the coronavirus pandemic resumes, Wolverhampton Wanderers forward Diogo Jota said.
Wolves forward Diogo Jota beats Liverpool full-back Trent Alexander-Arnold in ePremier League Invitational final
Raul Jimenez scored the winning goal for Wolves and Jota in the FIFA 20 match after Georginio Wijnaldum put Liverpool ahead late in the first half, only for Adama Traore to level the scores after the interval
Jota, who scored a hat-trick in Wolves’ 4-0 win over Espanyol in the Europa League on Thursday, put his side ahead in the 19th minute with a left-foot finish after good work from Matt Doherty.
Europa League: Manchester United, Wolves secure big victories; Borussia Monchengladbach out after loss to Basaksehir
Teenage striker Mason Greenwood scored twice as Manchester United hammered AZ Alkmaar 4-0 and Enzo Crivelli scored a last-gasp winner to put Istanbul Basaksehir through to the last 32 as the Europa League group stage concluded on Thursday.
Europa League: Wolves thrash Pyunik to cruise into play-offs with 8-0 aggregate, set-up enticing clash against Torino
Wolves eased past Armenia's Pyunik 4-0 and 8-0 on aggregate to reach the Europa League play-offs where they will face Torino of Italy.
Premier League: Newcastle mark Steve Bruce's appointment as head coach with 4-0 thrashing at hands of Wolverhampton Wanderers
It was only a low-key exhibition match, but the heavy defeat to Nuno Espirito Santo's Wolves in Nanjing was more evidence that Newcastle are likely to be battling relegation this season
Premier League: Tottenham fail to cement top-four berth with loss to West Ham; Cardiff slip closer to relegation
Mauricio Pochettino admitted Tottenham are suffering from fatigue after Michail Antonio fired West Ham to a 1-0 victory on Saturday, while Cardiff's 1-0 loss at Fulham leaves them in severe danger of relegation from the Premier League.
Premier League: Nemanja Matic urges Manchester United not to let top-four bid suffer after FA Cup exit
Nemanja Matic says Manchester United must not blow their bid for a Premier League top-four finish after they were dumped out of the FA Cup.
Premier League: Eden Hazard saves Chelsea blushes with late equaliser; Liverpool survive early scare to beat Burnley
With fourth-placed Manchester United playing fifth-placed Arsenal later on Sunday, Chelsea, languishing in sixth, will be further adrift of the top four after another tense afternoon for Sarri
Premier League: Liverpool survive Crystal Palace scare to extend lead at the top; Manchester United edge past Brighton
Liverpool moved seven points clear at the top of the Premier League as Mohamed Salah's double inspired a dramatic 4-3 victory over Crystal Palace, while Manchester United stretched their winning streak to seven games as they beat Brighton 2-1 on Saturday.
Premier League: Maurizio Sarri worried by lack of response as Chelsea squander lead to lose against Wolves
Maurizio Sarri accused his Chelsea players of over-confidence after throwing away a lead to lose 2-1 at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Wednesday.
Premier League: Manchester City's Achilles heel, Liverpool's squad balance and Jose Mourinho-Donald Trump similarities
With great squad depth, attackers in form, and defence looking solid, Liverpool looks, arguably, the most balanced side in the Premier League.