LFC-Coach Jürgen Klopp changed after the 3-1 pokal success against Cardiff City equal to half the start eleven: Alisson, Matip, Robertson, Fabinho, Thiago and newcomer Luis Diaz began for Kelleher, Konaté, Tsimicas, Henderson, Keita and Minamino.
- Reds printed, but without punishment
- Foxes completely toothless
- Flattering wins private duel against Salah
Brendan Rodgers, coach of Foxes, also put in comparison to the surprising 1: 4 defeat in the FA Cup at Nottingham Forest also on the principle of rotation and exchanged on five positions: flattering, Soumaré, Dewsbury-Hall, Albrighton and Daka began for Ward, Söyüncü, Tielemans, Barnes and Iheanacho.
Reds printed, but without punishment
With the retreaded staff, the households came to better from the beginning of the game. From the kick-off, Liverpool took control with ball and ran the opponent extremely high. Again and again, it succeeded by the intensive pressing to prevent a controlled construction of the guests and achieve high ball gains. The first good chance of the game but still recorded the Foxes by Maddison, the Alisson forced a strong reflex after a switching situation from acute angle (7.). The best attack of the league (before the matchday 58 goals in 22 games) was again difficult to seriously demand flattering in the box of the Away team.
Thus, it took until the 19th minute, marriage Alexander-Arnold took a little happy to the ball and recorded the first dangerous completion of the favorite. In the episode, however, the game flattened something. Although the LFC held the intensity just against the ball very high, but again and again it was missing for ball gains and from its own possession of solutions against a very compact defensive. With a closer break, however, the team of Jürgen Klopp but then still lifted a proper printing phase, which was immediately paid by the leadership hit Diogo Jotas after a good half-hour (34.), marriage Thiago missed a potential goal of the month of breath ( 42.) And Firmino could record two other useful deals (43., 45.).
Foxes completely toothless
Even after the side change, the hosts presented themselves as the better team and had the first chance after resourceful by the scorer, but failed to flattering (48.). As a result, a similar image developed as in the first pass. Liverpool showed Dominant, Leicester did not work offensively at all, but the deeds of the Reds lacked it again and again at the last consequence. Until finally in the final quarter of hours with the replacement of Salah began the second large penetration of the table seconds.
Flattering wins private duel against Salah
In this, the Egyptian was immediately present and awarded within five minutes of three large possibilities for the preliminary decision, as a flattering twice (74., 75.) before the aluminum was in the way (78.), whereupon Luis Diaz once more Failed on the glossy flattering (75.). Nevertheless, the decision was more and more distinguished and would probably have fallen much sooner without the captain in the gate of Foxes. Due to its performance, it took after another parade against Luis Diaz (82nd) but until shortly before the end that Diogo Jota in the 87th sealed with his double pack the threesome.
Liverpool can thus shorten the distance on leaders Manchester City and travels with a broad breast and as a clear favorite on Sunday (3 pm) to the final light Burnley, while Leicester then receives West Ham at 17.30.