Kelechi Iheanacho was an unused substitute while midfielder Wilfred Ndidi didn’t make the squad as Liverpool continued their unbeaten run in the league at Anfield with a comprehensive and commanding 3 nil victory over Leicester City.
Diogo Jota for the umpteenth time showed again that he’s worth every penny Liverpool spent on him.
The Portuguese forward doubled Liverpool’s lead after Jonny Evans own goal in the 16th minute as he headed home Andy Robertson’s cross towards the near post.
The away side had a couple of chances but failed to breach Liverpool’s makeshift defence.
Leicester City, since Brendan Rodgers became the club’s manager, has now lost all three Premier League matches against Liverpool conceding nine goals in the process.
On the flip side, Brazilian striker, Roberto Firmino who scores the last goal, now has two goals in five league matches at Anfield this season, one more than he had in 19 matches at the same ground last season.
Liverpool are now second on the log although tied on points- 20 with Tottenham who have a better goal difference -12 while the Reds have 5.