While Dalglish admits the side miss their Scouse heartbeat he feels that, unlike at times in the past, a squad which has been significantly strengthened over the last 10 months is well-equipped to cope without them.
"We will have a rain check on Carra. If he's not going to be right he's not going to be right," said the Reds boss.
"I think as a club we are much better with those two fit.
"They have been fantastic servants for the club and they will continue to be.
"It is a great achievement for the boys to get a result at West Brom without either of those two playing."