Premier League champions Liverpool would not say how long the 29-year-old central defender would be out.
Premier League: Liverpool trying not to rush players back to action despite injury crisis, says boss Jurgen Klopp
Brazilian midfielder Fabinho, filling in for the absent Virgil van Dijk and Joel Matip in central defence, limped off in the first half of Tuesday's Champions League match against Midtjylland with a muscle issue.
Klopp now only has two fit senior centre-backs in Joe Gomez and Joel Matip, with midfielder Fabinho providing impressive cover in the midweek Champions League victory over Ajax
Matip suffered a foot injury during Liverpool’s goalless draw with local rivals Everton.
Premier League: Leaders Liverpool step up preparations with big win over Blackburn Rovers in warm-ups
Liverpool's first-team regulars Sadio Mane, Naby Keita and Joel Matip got their names on the scoresheet along with Takumi Minamino and youngsters Ki-Jana Hoever and Leighton Clarkson in a convincing win over the Championship side.
Premier League: Liverpool's Joel Matip, Fabinho in line for return from injury against Manchester United
Liverpool have been handed a double injury boost ahead of their Premier League meeting against Manchester United on Sunday with defender Joel Matip and midfielder Fabinho both fit
Premier League: Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain sidelined for upcoming games in busy festive period with ankle injury
Klopp confirmed the 26-year-old would not play during the busy festive period when Liverpool play three times in eight days
With fellow centre back Joel Matip also nursing a knee injury, Klopp said the league leaders had only two fit senior centre backs to choose from, with Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez set to play against the bottom side.
Champions League: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says team must improve European away form or risk paying price
Jurgen Klopp has urged Liverpool to improve their away form in the Champions League or risk paying the price as they prepare to face Genk in Belgium on Wednesday.
Matip's existing deal was due to expire at the end of this season, but the former Cameroon international has now committed his future to Jurgen Klopp's side.
Premier League: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp hails Mohammed Salah's 'amazing' solo goal in Arsenal win
Jurgen Klopp saluted Mohamed Salah's 'amazing' solo strike as the Liverpool star killed off Arsenal with his latest masterpiece in their win at Anfield.
Premier League: Mohamed Salah scores brace as Liverpool beat Arsenal, Manchester United's penalty woes continue in shock defeat
Liverpool sit at the top of the Premier League with the last 100 percent record, three points clear of Arsenal, who saw their two-match winning streak ruined by a fatal combination of sloppy defending and poor finishing at Anfield
Community Shield 2019: Manchester City beat Liverpool via penalty shoot-out to clinch first title of season
Manchester City fired the first shot in their battle for supremacy with rivals Liverpool as they snatched the Community Shield with a 5-4 penalty shoot-out win.
Highlights, UEFA Champions league final 2019, Tottenham Hotspur vs Liverpool: Liverpool win sixth Champions League title
Follow LIVE score and minute-by-minute commentary of the UEFA Champions League final between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at the Wanda Metropolitano on our LIVE blog here.
Champions League: Glum Bayern Munich manager Niko Kovac says team needs to focus on winning Bundesliga, German Cup
Niko Kovac says his Bayern Munich side now have to concentrate on winning a German league and cup double after their UEFA Champions League exit .
Champions League: Liverpool ride on Sadio Mane's double to seal quarter-final berth at Bayern Munich's expense
Sadio Mane scored twice to steer Liverpool into the Champions League quarter-finals on Wednesday after a superb 3-1 win at Bayern Munich dumped out the German giants.
Champions League: Bayern Munich win tactical battle in cagey goalless draw against Liverpool in first leg of last-16 tie
Bayern Munich were more precise in their game plan and its execution. That is what ultimately counted, more so than blistering pace in isolation
Premier League: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp delighted that midfielder Fabinho can give options in defence
Jurgen Klopp enthused over Fabinho's performance against an admittedly limited Brighton attack which leaves his side seven points clear of Manchester City.
Premier League: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp expects Nathaniel Clyne to mitigate team's defensive crisis
While midfielder James Milner could fill in at right back, Jurgen Klopp said Nathaniel Clyne could be ready to make his first league appearance since May.
Premier League: Liverpool defender Joel Matip ruled out for up to six weeks after suffering a fractured collarbone
Liverpool defender Joel Matip will be out of action for up to six weeks after suffering a fractured collarbone.