|MORE LEAGUE CUP JOY FOR REDS?
|10/1||Liverpool are 8/1 with William Hill to retain the League Cup this season|
Reds boss Brendan Rodgers was forced to replace the Brazilian with youngster Jonjo Shelvey after just four minutes after the tenacious midfielder began hobbling badly in the opening exchanges.
His withdrawal will raise fears around Anfield that Lucas may have fallen victim to another injury, having missed the second half of last season with a serious knee problem.
The Brazilian had earlier established himself as a key figure in Kenny Dalglish's Liverpool side and his absence was viewed by many as a reason behind the poor form which led to the Scot's dismissal this summer.