Matip missed Sunday's defeat to Bournemouth but is in line to return when Liverpool host West Ham United on Sunday.
Liverpool look as if they have started to tighten things up at the back.
Liverpool have impressed so far this season, with new signing Joel Matip playing an integral role in their success.
Liverpool take on Sunderland at Anfield on Saturday.
The Liverpool defender says the Chelsea striker is a great player.
Matip has been in fine form since his arrival at Anfield from Schalke in the summer.
Matip has slipped under the radar but has all the quality to become one of the signings of the season.
Dejan Lovren appears to be a player reborn under Jurgen Klopp with the Croatian and the Cameroonian forming an effective partnership.
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Matip has looked pretty solid since he came in, and seems to have an understanding with Dejan Lovren. How is that reflected in the numbers?
Liverpool booked their place in the fourth round of the EFL Cup thanks to a comfortable win over Derby.