Liverpool were unable to find a way through Swansea in the opening 45 minutes at Anfield on Sunday, but Jordon Ibe has undoubtedly been impressive in his bid to help break the deadlock.
The talented youngster’s pace and movement caused problems for the visitors, and Ashley Williams will feel fortunate not to have diverted the ball into the back of his own net with this last-ditch tackle.
However, aside from that opening, there was very little in the way of goalmouth action at either end as Jurgen Klopp watched on during a frustrating first half for his men.
The hosts started well and put their opponents under pressure, but Garry Monk will be delighted with the response from his players as they grew into the game and improved as the half went on to establish a foothold and keep it goalless.
While Swansea will hope to put the pressure on in the second period, Liverpool do come into this game in good form after wins over Manchester City and Bordeaux.
Whether or not Klopp’s side can make it three consecutive wins in all competitions remains to be seen, but a win would certainly continue to help them close the gap on their rivals currently occupying the European qualification spots.