Portugal added the inaugural Nations League title to their Euro 2016 triumph
Manchester City have a game in hand, at home to Leicester City on Monday, but Liverpool refuse to give up in their pursuit of a first Premier League title for 29 years.
Virgil van Dijk has starred in a hugely improved Liverpool defence that has kept 20 clean sheets and conceded a mere 20 goals in the current campaign.
Virgil Van Dijk believes Liverpool can use their Champions League escape against Napoli as a springboard to win Europe's elite club competition.
The draw against Germany was enough to send the Netherlands into the Nations League knockout stages as Group One winners.
Liverpool duo Virgil van Dijk and Georginio Wijnaldum scored as the Netherlands won to send Germany to the bottom of Nations League Group A1.
Ronald Koeman's second game at the helm saw goals from Memphis Depay, Ryan Babel and Virgil van Dijk seal an impressive win.
Liverpool are third in the table, two points behind Manchester United after just one defeat in their past 19 Premier League matches.
Liverpool had led 1-0 at the break after James Milner converted from the penalty spot but Everton looked to have secured a replay when Gylfi Sigurdsson equalised midway through the second half.
Reds boss Jurgen Klopp has remained determined to sign Van Dijk as he tries to shore up a leaky defence that has fatally damaged Liverpool's Premier League title ambitions.