However, once they return, they return to take on one of the top-six in the Premier League, Tottenham.
Considering his importance to the Reds, it's nearly inconceivable that Liverpool would ever sell Mohamed Salah in the summer, especially with qualification to the Champions League next season already a near guarantee.
The versatile midfielder has scored four goals and has made four assists in 25 games in the Premier League this season.
The QPR youth product has not always been a darling of the media or the wider football public for that matter, but there is no doubt that those issues are rightly being put to bed with the s talking being done on the pitch.
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Liverpool were in complete control at the break, but Fulham woke up in the second half and began threatening - with Babel leading them on the counterattack.
Recent links with Real Madrid in the Mirror will rightly be a worry for Guradiola as he looks to continue to build his City squad but they do highlight just how far the Jamaican born star has come over the last 12 months.
"But, of course, it's a brilliant moment for him [Mane]".
"These moments... I was a striker, I had that as well, you think, "Oh" and then somebody else missed the chance".
They now sit in first place in the Premier League over the March worldwide break, two points above Manchester City who have a game in hand.
The 26-year-old has netted 20 goals in all competitions this season.