13 Feb Leicester Metropolis vs. Liverpool – Football Match Report – February 13, 2021
One other Alisson howler noticed Leicester Metropolis beat Liverpool 3-1 on Saturday with Jamie Vardy, James Maddison and Harvey Barnes all scoring.
Mohamed Salah scored Liverpool’s solely aim early within the second half.
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“We all know, after we play Liverpool, it will be robust, as a result of they will construct and move, and be direct as nicely,” Maddison stated after the sport.
“It is a case of staying within the sport. We’re a high team now, we have got high quality, and if we get possibilities we are able to put them away. It confirmed, as a result of in 10 minutes we turned the sport on its head.
“Alisson is clearly having a little bit of a tricky time in the intervening time, however I am positive he’ll be again. I am simply glad we may benefit from his mistake.”
One of the best possibilities of the primary half fell to Vardy and Roberto Firmino, with each teams fortunate that their goalkeepers have been on high type to go away it 0-Zero heading into the break.
Trent Alexander-Arnold was denied by the crossbar earlier than the hour mark earlier than Salah broke the impasse on 67 minutes.
Alexander-Arnold’s shot was blocked by the Leicester defence however solely ricocheted so far as Firmino who, with out seeking to see if he was there, tapped the ball again to Salah. He then calmly slotted the ball previous Kasper Schmeichel.
Leicester had a double VAR overview on 77 minutes which noticed them lose a penalty however rating the ensuing free-kick.
Harvey Barnes was introduced down by Thiago on the sting of the field and referee Anthony Taylor awarded a penalty, which was overturned to a free kick following a VAR overview, and Maddison curled it into the nook of Alisson’s aim.
There was a VAR overview for offside however the aim stood.
Moments later Vardy scored Leicester’s second after Alisson stormed out of his aim and missed the ball, leaving an empty internet for the Leicester striker to attain in.
Barnes accomplished Leicester’s win with a artistic run down the left and into the field the place he guided the ball previous Alisson.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp informed BBC Sport afterwards: “It was a transparent sport that we should always win. We performed good football, dominated possession, took the sport out of Leicester however aside from that we have been actually high within the sport.
“We scored a aim, may have and will have scored extra, no matter. Every part high-quality after which penalty, free-kick, offside, not offside, aim. That had a correct impression. That’s one thing that has to vary. The primary aim for me is offside. The distinction is we predict it is an goal factor nevertheless it’s not.”