Glen Johnson put his head on the line to dive for a rebound and the resulting goal was the difference between Liverpool and Stoke City.
Not only were Liverpool on the receiving end of a hugely efficient Manchester City performance leaving The Etihad pointless but the away side also left with a number of injury concerns following their disappointing defeat on Monday.
Word from Sevilla is that Alberto Moreno has been left out of the UEFA Super Cup squad because a deal has been completed moving him to Liverpool for £12million.
Liverpool added to their summer shopping spree by signing Athletico Madrid right back Javier Manquillo to a two-year loan.
Liverpool will reportedly sign right-back Javi Manquillo on a two-year loan deal with the option to buy after the loan is finished.
Defender Glen Johnson has trained this week, and "will be in the squad" on Sunday according to manager, Brendan Rodgers.
Brendan Rodgers admitted that defender Glen Johnson, who has been playing with and through injuries this season, will be out "indefinitely".
Glen Johnson missed last weekend's match against Arsenal with an infection in his jaw, but has been in training all week and will face Fulham on Saturday.
Glen Johnson was a late scratch on Saturday and instead, youngster John Flanagan played right wing-back against the Gunners. Johnson had pain in his face and jaw, and was taken to the hospital for tests.
Glen Johnson has been training with Liverpool over the international break and will be available for selection against Newcastle United.
Glen Johnson, who injured his ankle against Manchester United, could return a month or so sooner than expected.
Liverpool's Glen Johnson could be out for 10 weeks with a high ankle sprain (or knee damage, depending on reports).
Liverpool and England right back Glen Johnson suffered a high ankle sprain in a tackle with Manchester United's Patrice Evra.