Where do Liverpool go from here, beyond finding a dark room to lie down in? The simple answer after this night of brief hope, and then overwhelming humiliation, is that they go to Crystal Palace on Saturday and they must start making up the seven-point gap to fourth place in the Premier League. Liverpool’s season has effectively come down to scrambling for Champions League qualification (and they do have two games in hand).
The more complicated conundrum is how Liverpool can rebuild their midfield, the biggest area of concern, and if Jude Bellingham will be interested in coming if Jürgen Klopp’s side are not in the Champions League? Fabinho made mistakes in possession and was outmanoeuvred. Jordan Henderson is coming towards the end at elite