Leicester handed Liverpool three goals in an exciting game in the League Cup
In the absence of Salah .. Leicester handed Liverpool three goals in an exciting game in the League Cup
Leicester City finished the first half of their match against Liverpool, 3-1 ahead, in the confrontation that brings the two teams together, at Anfield, the Reds’ stronghold, in the English League Cup quarter-finals.
The goals of the first half were scored by Jamie Vardy (two goals) in the 9th and 13th minutes, and James Madison in the 33rd minute, while the Reds’ only goal was scored by Alex Chamberlain in the 19th minute.
And Jurgen Klopp, coach of the Liverpool team, decided to rest our Egyptian star, Mohamed Salah, in preparation for the upcoming matches, as the following formation came:
Defenders: Bradley, Komeito, Gomez, Tsimikas
Midfield: Morton, Henderson, Chamberlain
Forwards: Williams, Firmino, Minamino.
Liverpool booked its place in the Carabao Cup quarter-finals, after beating its host Preston North End, with two goals, in the match that brought the two teams together at Debdale Stadium, in the round of 16 competitions.
On the other hand, Leicester City qualified for the quarter-finals of the English League Cup at the expense of its rival Brighton on penalties 4-2 after the match ended in a draw with two goals each.
Liverpool is second in the English Premier League standings with 41 points, 3 points behind Manchester City, the leader with 44, while Leicester City is ninth with 22 points.