Premier League – Leicester City 1-0 Liverpool: Match Highlights

Premier League – Leicester City 1-0 Liverpool: Match Highlights

The Foxes welcomed The Reds on their hunting ground for a battle between the former and current Liverpool manager. Let’s have a look at the match highlights as Leicester City cruises past Liverpool to put all 3 points in their bag.

The intensity was high right from the kick-off whistle blew for the final game of the year for both the football clubs. Liverpool were rewarded with a penalty as Mohamed Salah was fouled inside the Leicester box. However, the Egyptian was unable to convert from the spot which rarely happens. With this, Liverpool continued their dominance throughout the first half. But unfortunately, the Reds were couldn’t manage to score past Kasper Schmeichel.

As a result of which the half-time scoreline read as Leicester City 0-0 Liverpool.

Leicester City vs Liverpool: Match Highlights

The second half began in a similar fashion just like the first one. However, The Foxes looked much sharper this time. Liverpool’s left-wing men had the best chance on the game but Mane was unable to give Liverpool the lead as he failed to score from a one on one situation.

Meanwhile, Leicester knew their chances will come as the game progresses. Thus, Brendan Rodgers side took their chance as Ademola Lookman rushed past Liverpool’s defence to break the deadlock and give Leicester a lead after an hour mark.

From there on, it was all holding back for the Foxes and the red hot Reds begin their attack. Liverpool started playing the game in Leicester’s half and it looked likely that an equalizer is on its way. However, Leicester had different plans and it got harder and harder for the Reds to break the solid defense of the Foxes. Thus, the game ended in Leicester City’s favour as Liverpool were unable to score for the first time in 29 League matches.

With this, Liverpool got themselves level with Chelsea and Manchester City are now 6 points clear at the top.

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