Philippe Coutinho was the star player on the day, scoring a brilliant goal and providing an assist as Liverpool once again have their way with their crosstown rivals Everton in a 3-1 win.
Liverpool's top four hopes were dealt another blow after a 3-1 defeat at Leicester City on Monday.
Liverpool have ended any rumors regarding the future of Philippe Coutinho by agreeing to terms with the Brazilian international on a new contract that will carry until 2022
Southampton took a 1-0 advantage over Liverpool in the first leg of the EFL Cup semi-final, but the Reds were able to get Philippe Coutinho back into action.
Jürgen Klopp confirmed Philippe Coutinho "is fit enough" to be involved on Wednesday night after stepping up his recovery from injury.
Liverpool will continue to be without Philippe Coutinho and Joel Matip for Monday's trip to Sunderland.
Philippe Coutinho had been targeting a return on New Year's Eve when Liverpool take on Manchester City, but the Brazilian's ankle is still keeping him out of training and Jurgen Klopp categorized Coutinho's chances of returning for New Year's Eve as "very unlikely".
Philippe Coutinho reveals he is targeting a return against Man City on New Year’s Eve although Jürgen Klopp wouldn’t be drawn on whether the Brazilian star could be ready in time.
Philippe Coutinho sustained ligament damage to his ankle in Liverpool's win over Sunderland this past weekend and the midfielder is set to be sidelined for about six weeks.
Philippe Coutinho looks to be this weekend’s big casualty after he was stretchered off at Anfield on Saturday.
Jürgen Klopp admits Philippe Coutinho had a "little bit" of a problem but insists he did not take any risks with his Brazilian play maker.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp risked further injury to star attacker Philippe Coutinho on Saturday but to no avail against Southampton.
Sky Sports provided detail on the MRI Philippe Coutinho had yesterday, reporting that the scan was on a minor hamstring injury, but the midfielder has yet to be ruled out of contention for tomorrow's trip to Southampton.
Philippe Coutinho was spotted in hospital on Thursday, having undergone an MRI scan, putting the midfielder's availability this weekend in doubt.