Liverpool were held to a goalless draw against West Brom at the Hawthorns stadium on Saturday.
The Reds missed the chance to keep pressure on Manchester City who started the game fourth in the Premier League.
City moved into second place following a 3-2 win over Aston Villa while Liverpool stayed in fifth place, putting chances of a top four finish at risk.
Emre Can started in defence and helped the Reds keep their 12 Premier League clean sheet in games he has played.
Liverpool have won a total of 68 games to West Brom’s 38, while 40 matches now have ended in a draw.
West Brom – Liverpool
Kick-Off: 15:00 GMT
Stadium: The Hawthorns
Referee: Roger East
West Brom: Myhill, Dawson, McAuley, Lescott, Brunt, Gardner, Fletcher, Yacob, Morrison, Berahino, Anichebe.
Manager: Tony Pulis
Liverpool: Mignolet, Johnson, Skrtel, Lovren, Can, Ibe, Gerrard, Henderson, Sterling, Coutinho, Balotelli
Subs: Jones, Toure, Manquillo, Lallana, Allen, Borini, Markovic
Manager: Brendan Rodgers