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.
City exploited gaps in City's newly assembled defense in cruising to a 3-1 win.
Mario Balotelli signaled his move to Liverpool becoming official by Tweeting YNWA! COME ON LIVERPOOL. The Mario Balotelli era at Anfield has begun.
Brendan Rodgers is set to have another weapon from his summer shopping spree available to him this weekend as Lazar Markovic has been deemed fit and will be in the squad Monday night when the Reds battle Manchester City.
There appear to be only the details standing between Mario Balotelli and a move to Liverpool.
While investors who played Daniel Sturridge in their Week 1 fantasy teams can feel satisfied with his 16 point output, it masked and otherwise lackluster performance from the expensive forward.
Liverpool earn three points over a tenacious Southampton side with a 2-1 win as Raheem Sterling notched his first goal and assist of the season.
Jon Flanagan has been ruled out of Liverpool's opener against Southampton, joining a list of names that include Adam Lallana, Lazar Markovic and Daniel Agger.
Nik Argiropoulos reckons Daniel Sturridge is almost guaranteed to get on the scoresheet in Week 1.
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.
Daniel Agger wants to play some football. Brendan Rodgers doesn't appear interested in him doing that for Liverpool after bringing in Dejan Lovern. Arsenal have been linked with a move for the Danish center back.
Brendan Rodgers revealed that Daniel Agger is receiving treatment on a knee injury sustained during Liverpool's US preseason tour, offering no timetable on his return.
Philippe Coutinho was at the center of an excellent Liverpool 4-0 win over Borussia Dortmund at Anfield with a goal and an assist.
New Liverpool signing Lazar Markovic is battling to make next weekend's opener at Anfield because of a hamstring injury suffered during the Reds' preseason tour.
Pepe Reina appears to be trading one reserve goalkeeper job at Liverpool for a higher profile one at Bayern Munich.