The game played at Craven Cottage ended 2-2.
It was the home side who deservedly took a first half lead courtesy of the inform Aleksandar Mitrovic in the 32nd minute.
Despite Liverpool’s best efforts, Fulham held on to their lead going into the interval.
Fulham almost extended their lead in the 2nd half had the post not come to Liverpool’s rescue to deny Neeskens Kebano’s strike in the 57th minute mark.
Shortly after the restart, in came Liverpool’s new signing, Darwin Nunez, in place of Roberto Firmino.
The substitution proved vital as Nunez equalised for the Reds in the 64th minute.
Liverpool pressed for a lead and had chances of their own to deliver but Van Dijk let his team down when he gave away a penalty to Fulham in the 71st minute.
Star striker, Mitrovic, stepped up to put the ball past the returning Allison in goal.
An unlikely upset looked on the cards but Liverpool’s highest earner, Mohammed Salah, restored parity in the 81st minute.
Fulahm felt the momentum shifting and knew they had to defend the 1point they had at hand rather than leaving themselves vulnerable at the back by going for a win.
Liverpool searched endlessly for that much needed goal to win the game and thought they had it in the 4th minute of added time, unfortunately, Jordan Henderson’s long range strike struck the crossbar.
2-2 was how things ended, a result that meant more for newly promoted Fulham.