By Richard Gibson For Mailonline
Published: 12:15 GMT, 15 March 2019 | Updated: 12:30 GMT, 15 March 2019
Liverpool will have to do without captain Jordan Henderson as they attempt to return to the top of the Premier League this weekend.
Henderson's damaged ankle, that forced him off 13 minutes into the epic Champions League away win over Bayern Munich in midweek, is set to keep him sidelined for club and country for the next fortnight.
It means he will miss the European Championship qualifiers against the Czech Republic, a week on Friday, and Montenegro, the following Monday, but be back in time for the club's quarter-final tie with Porto next month.
Jurgen Klopp has ruled Liverpool's Jordan Henderson out for a fortnight with an ankle knock
Henderson's damaged ankle forced him off 13 minutes into the away win over Bayern Munich
'It's serious enough probably to rule him out of the weekend and the international break will be long enough hopefully to bring him back,' said Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp.
'It was the best scan we could get, I would say, but still not good enough. Not good but okay.'
Victory over Fulham at Craven Cottage on Sunday would witness the leadership of the division change hands once again with champions Manchester City in FA Cup action.
'Being ahead of City is not that important but we have a game at the weekend and we want to win that game. Obviously we are then ahead but it