Liverpool vs Leicester City (2-1)

James Milner scored a 95th-minute penalty to increase Liverpool’s winning run to seventeen Premier League matches in a professional 2-1 success over Leicester town at Anfield. Liverpool vs Leicester City

The Reds looked set to ease to success when Sadio Mane marked his a centesimal league look for the club along with his fiftieth goal 5 minutes before half-time. However, Jurgen Klopp’s men incomprehensible probability when a chance to increase their lead.

And Leicester, having scarcely vulnerable, smitten through James Maddison with ten minutes remaining as Foxes boss Brendan composer sensitive to finish the Reds’ streak on his initial come to Merseyside since his departure in 2015.

However, there was time for late drama as Mane won a penalty having clipped by brandy.

Liverpool has currently triumphed in seventeen consecutive top-hole matches – one in need of the excellent record – and lead Manchester town by eight points within the table previous the champions’ Sunday meeting with Wolves.

Trent Alexander-Arnold was concerned in a lot of Liverpool’s best assaultive play from right-back and made early opportunities for Milner and Roberto Firmino. Nonetheless, each wasted.

It was a ball from Milner on the alternative flank that junction rectifier to the breakthrough, though, as Jonny Evans didn’t cut out a pass in behind and was fined ruthlessly by Mane.

Who might need to be had a second before the break, however, shot straight at Kasper Schmeichel?

Salah was denied by Schmeichel shortly when the restart and Evans deflected the ball narrowly wide off Mane, whereas each Firmino and Andy Oscar Robertson went shut.

This profligacy came upon a tense end, and Maddison looked to own snatched an incredible purpose as he unemployed beneath Adrian when sensible work from Ayoze Perez.

Goals Liverpool

40′ Liverpool S. Mane
90+5′ Liverpool J. Milner (pen.)

 

Goals Leicester City

80′ Leicester City J. Maddison

Liverpool Lineups

13 Adrián
66 Trent Alexander-Arnold
6 Dejan Lovren
4 Virgil van Dijk
26 Andrew Robertson
5 Georginio Wijnaldum
3 Fabinho
7 James Milner
10 Sadio Mané
11 Mohamed Salah
9 Roberto Firmino

 

Liverpool Lineups

1 Kasper Schmeichel
21 Ricardo Pereira
6 Jonny Evans
4 Çağlar Söyüncü
3 Ben Chilwell
25 Wilfred Ndidi
15 Harvey Barnes
26 Dennis Praet
8 Youri Tielemans
10 James Maddison
9 Jamie Vardy

Liverpool vs Leicester City Match Statistics

Liverpool

Leicester City

18 Shots Total 2
8 Shots on goal 1
6 Shots off goal 1
4 Shots blocked 0
14 Shots inside box 1
4 Shots outside box 1
9 Fouls 17
4 Corners 6
3 Offsides 2
0 Saves 6
51% Possession Time 49%
487 Passes Total 456
376 Accurate Passes 337

 

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