Nathaniel Clyne should be back for Liverpool’s next Premier League game after missing the 1-1 draw against Man United because of injury.
James Milner converted a penalty early but Liverpool struggled to create chances and will be happy with a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford.
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.
Jürgen Klopp was taking no chances at Sunderland on Monday after replacing James Milner at half-time as a precaution.
Liverpool allowed two leads to evaporate and could only manage a point against Sunderland as the two sides played to a 2-2 finish at the Stadium of Light.
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has emerged as a slight doubt to face Sunderland on Monday due to a heel injury.
Liverpool will continue to be without Philippe Coutinho and Joel Matip for Monday's trip to Sunderland.
Liverpool took a titanic step in their title push by overcoming Pep Guardiola's Manchester City on a 1-0 scoreline.
Adam Lallana continued his scorching hot form as he equalized Jon Walters' first half tally and then it was off to the races as Liverpool scored three more unanswered for a 4-1 win.
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".
Joel Matip will not need an operation to cure a persistent and long standing ankle problem but Liverpool could be without the defender in January as the Cameroon FA look to impose a ban for the duration of the 2017 African Cup of Nations.
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.
The man Ronald Koeman brought to the Premier League was his undoing as Sadio Mane scored from a rebound late in stoppage time to give Liverpool a 1-0 victory over bitter rivals Everton.
Jurgen Klopp has not ruled out Emre Can, Daniel Sturridge or Joel Matip for Monday night's Merseyside derby, but the trio all require late fitness tests to determiner their involvement.