Sunderland drew 1-1 with West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.
The Leeds boss was sitting on the bench for Swansea City in a Europa League clash v Malmo.
The Brazilian has been in fine form for Liverpool at the beginning of this season.
The Frenchman has already scored 12 goals for the Hoops in all competitions.
Manchester City dropped their first points at Celtic on Wednesday, not bad going when the season began in mid-August and this is October.
Mark Warburton's Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers won on Saturday.
West Ham are facing more questions over crowd control measures at the London Stadium after fans clashed following their 1-1 Premier League draw against Middlesbrough.
Rangers claimed their third win of the season after first-half goals from Niko Kranjcar and Andy Halliday sent them on their way to a 2-0 win at home to Partick Thistle.
Burnley host Arsenal at Turf Moor on Sunday afternoon.