Liverpool headed to London on Thursday as they looked to put their winless run behind them, with rumours circulating surrounding Fabinho.
With no win, in the Premier League, since December 19th dark clouds are beginning to cast over Anfield.
As fans call for Fenway Sports Group to either sign a defender or leave the club, it is a very nervy situation as the Reds play in North London.
Earlier in the day, footage and pictures emerged of the players training at Leyton Orient’s Brisbane Road.
Eagle eyed supporters noticed that Brazilian stand-in defender, Fabinho was absent.
Please Tell Me You’re Joking
With Liverpool journalists Neil Jones and Ian Doyle confirming their failure to spot the former Monaco man.
We were all praying it wasn’t true.
The Rumours were True
As Liverpool announced that they will start a centre-back pairing of Jordan Henderson and Joel Matip, all of the Reds fans worse fears were answered.
Liverpool made three changes to the team who were knocked out of the FA Cup by Manchester United.
Bleacher Report nailed how we were all feeling…
Many fans reaction as the news broke after seven was explicit, but the news ahead of such a big game was in fact a ‘massive blow’.
Fabinho has been the mainstay in the defence as those around him departed to the treatment room, he remained but tonight his glowing stint as one of the stand in defenders came to an end.
In the reverse fixture, it was second vs first, however, this time around Liverpool travelled to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium fifth with their opponents narrowly behind them in sixth.