Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara faces at least two games out with calf injury

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Thiago was dismissed shortly after the hour mark in Liverpool’s win against Crystal Palace

Thiago Alcantara, Liverpool's midfielder, will miss at least two matches due to a calf injury.

The injury was sustained by the 30-year-old in Saturday's 3-0 win over Crystal Palace. The Reds will review scans to determine the extent of the damage.

Liverpool hosts Norwich City in Carabao Cup on Tuesday, before Brentford league game on Saturday.

Pep Lijnders, Reds assistant, said that while it is impossible to predict how long it would take, he can tell you Tuesday and the weekend.

Let's send the scan results and get a diagnosis.

"A shame as he was taking [against Palace] the game by the hand. He was a proper player in my opinion. It is a shame that we will miss him.

After 62 minutes, Thiago was replaced at Anfield by Naby Keita.

Trent Alexander-Arnold, Liverpool's defender, was also absent from the match against Palace because of illness. Forward Roberto Firmino is back in training after missing three matches due to a hamstring injury.