Newcastle, May 5: Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino will miss the Champions League semi-final second leg against Barcelona on Tuesday (May 7) due to a muscle injury.
The Brazil international may miss the rest of the season after manager Jurgen Klopp ruled the forward out of the meeting with Barca at Anfield.
"He will not be ready for Tuesday and the rest we will see," said the German after watching his side return to the top-flight summit.
Roberto Firmino will miss Tuesday’s game against Barcelona.
An injury update from the boss.— Liverpool FC (@LFC) May 4, 2019
Firmino's absence is a blow to Liverpool, who saw Mohamed Salah suffer a head injury during their vital 3-2 win at St James' Park.
The 27-year-old has scored 16 goals in all competitions this season, including four in the Champions League.
With their chances of progressing in Europe slim, Klopp's men may have just one game left after the meeting with Barca – at home to Wolves on a day when the Premier League title will be decided.