Liverpool’s Diogo Jota celebrates the opening goal at Molineus Stadium

“We have to wait (before knowing whether he will miss games) and the following hours are important, he is going to be with the doctors and we have to wait for what’s happening.

“These situations can happen, even in a normal situation of the game.

“We played a good game, we competed well. We should do better with the final touch and final passes, but there was a good attitude and we fought until the end. They competed and gave everything they had.”

Wolves were undone by former striker Jota who scored his first goal since November following a knee injury.

He settled the match in first-half stoppage time when he finished a fine move from 16 yards after Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane combined.

Wolves goalkeeper Rui Patricio awake and talking after suffering head injury

Liverpool had lost six of their previous seven top-flight outings, but victory at mid-table Wolves lifted them to sixth in the Premier League, although still five points behind Chelsea as they chase a top-four spot.

Coady headed Wolves’ best chance over the bar and Salah had a goal disallowed for offside with four minutes remaining before Coady caught Patricio with his knee as the pair tried to stop the striker.

The keeper needed oxygen and lengthy treatment before being replaced by concussion substitute John Ruddy.

“It was an awful situation. In these moments everything loses importance immediately,” said Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp.

Wolves goalkeeper Rui Patricio awake and talking after suffering head injury

On his team, he added: “Diogo has had an impact since he has been back and it makes it more special he was able to score. It was a perfect moment to score, a second before the half-time whistle.

“The rest of the game was a lot of defending but I’m completely fine with that. It’s what I wanted to see, that we understand the situation. It’s not about being Liverpool on a gala night.

“I’m really happy about the performance. I couldn’t be more happier with the dirty three points.

“We had very good moments where we should have done better. Defensively the whole game was really good, but I didn’t like the start, we weren’t active enough.”

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