The former Chelsea striker has been linked with a move to Old Trafford.
The striker faces a three-match suspension while the Reds have been hard-hit by injuries too
The Scot added another medal to her summer collection in Munich.
Anfield is no stranger to fiery Uruguayans after witnessing the highs and lows of Luis Suarez for three-and-a-half years but the recklessness of their summer signing's weak headbutt on Joachim Andersen beggared belief. Frustration had been growing having gone behind to Wilfried Zaha's 32nd-minute goal against the run of play but the way Nunez to reacted to being provoked by the Palace centre-back was naive at best and idiotic at worst. The fact the 23-year-old's act of self-destruction was rescued by Diaz, who beat at least five players in shimmying his way into position to unleash a 25-yard shot past Victor Guaita, four minutes after the red card, will be of no consolation.