A six-week absence would keep Gomez out until mid-January, with Liverpool facing nine games between now and then in three different competitions.
As impressive as these statistics are, however, Jurgen Klopp will be more pleased with the result - a vital three points that sees his side go into a hectic festive period within touching distance of Pep Guardiola's defending champions. I'm not sure if he spoke about the challenge of [Phil] Bardsley on Alberto Moreno.
"It wasn't a foul but they can not do that". Talking about one situation where a player goes down with no contact, I don't even know if the ref judged it because it's a normal situation and it can happen.
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He also hit back at Klopp with reference to another first-half incident, suggesting his opposite number had failed to talk about Daniel Sturridge appearing to dive when winning a free-kick just outside Burnley's penalty area. He was in outstanding shape, he helped us a lot and especially because we could make these changes with Trent [Alexander-Arnold] and Joe and that was really important because Trent is still a young boy and we cannot push [him] through 20 games in a row.
"He would probably say he is OK but I think it is responsible we have an eye on that".
And former Liverpool FC striker Owen is backing the Reds to ease to a comfortable win against Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium on Saturday afternoon.