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Leicester vs Liverpool LIVE: Latest score, goals and updates from Amazon Prime Premier League fixture tonight



Liverpool are back in action in the Premier League against a Leicester side aiming to bounce back after suffering defeat at Manchester City.

The Reds took care of business in Qatar to win the Club World Cup and return still 10 points clear at the top of the table with a game in hand over their rivals. Victory here will see them move to 17 wins in 18 games this season.

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GOAL! Leicester 0-4 Liverpool

 

77′ – Relentless! Alexander-Arnold powers his way into space down the right channel, Mane frees him and the right-back cracks in a low strike into the bottom corner for four!

SUBS


Leicester 0-3 Liverpool

 

76′ – Have to say, it’s a more realistic scoreline now after those quickfire strikes. Leicester will have one point from their last three games, barring a bit of a miracle.

 

Leicester sub: Choudhury on for Maddison

GOAL!


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GOAL! Leicester 0-3 Liverpool

 

74′ – Brilliant goal! The Reds tear Leicester apart with their passing, Alexander-Arnold puts it across from the right and Firmino takes a touch before planting it top corner from eight yards. Superb.

GOAL!


GOAL!!! Leicester 0-2 Liverpool

 

James Milner steps up, cool as you like and puts it right down the middle to double Liverpool’s lead!


Leicester 0-1 Liverpool

 

70′ – Penalty to Liverpool! Soyuncu leans into the ball after a corner, clear handball, Milner will take the spot-kick right after coming on!

SUBS


Leicester 0-1 Liverpool

 

69′ – Salah off, Origi on; Milner replaces Keita.


Leicester 0-1 Liverpool

 

65′ – Leicester certainly more aggressive, more intent on sending a few players forward over the last five or ten minutes. Liverpool readying a couple of subs.

YELLOW CARD


Leicester 0-1 Liverpool

 

61′ – Vardy runs past Gomez, falls to ground…doesn’t look much contact in it but the ref gives a free-kick and books Gomez. Maddison puts his set-piece about 20 yards beyond everyone and out for a goal kick.


Leicester 0-1 Liverpool

 

60′ – An hour played, Liverpool still haven’t managed to get the second goal which they really should have already and which might just see Leicester off. The assistant gives the Reds a corner they shouldn’t have had, but Leicester clear.

SUBS


Leicester 0-1 Liverpool

 

58′ – Leicester bring on Marc Albrighton for Harvey Barnes.


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Leicester 0-1 Liverpool

 

55′ – Should be 2-0! Robertson wins the ball back near the corner flag, crosses quickly and Firmino beats Schmeichel to the ball – but pokes just wide of the far post!


Leicester 0-1 Liverpool

 

52′ – Liverpool’s high press in evidence again and Leicester simply can’t play out around it. They’re barely reaching the halfway line. Pereira produces a vital headed interception to stop Robertson reaching a cross from Alexander-Arnold at the back post.


Leicester 0-1 Liverpool

 

48′ – Leicester giving it away in defence again at the start of this half. Tielemans gets a shot away, Leicester’s first of the game, but it’s blocked by Gomez and flies away for a corner.

 


Second half time at the King Power. Liverpool in control in that first half – what can Leicester provide in response? We are back underway.


Half time: Leicester 0-1 Liverpool

 


Leicester 0-1 Liverpool

 

44′ – Final minute of the half. The home team can’t get close to the ball at the moment and the fans are whistling their frustration. One minute added on.


Leicester 0-1 Liverpool

 

41′ – Keita dribbles into the box, but is stopped by Soyuncu. Leicester haven’t had a shot in the game yet.


Leicester 0-1 Liverpool

 

37′ – Liverpool very comfortable so far and the home team fortunate to only be one behind really. Gomez has defended well against Vardy and Van Dijk has been pinging passes every which way from deep.

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Leicester 0-1 Liverpool

 

33′ – What a chance for 2-0! Leicester don’t deal with a bouncing ball, Mane turns and drills in a shot – straight at Schmeichel who spreads himself to save!

 

GOAL!


GOAL! Leicester 0-1 Liverpool

 

31′ – A deserved lead for the Reds! Alexander-Arnold swings a brilliant cross over from deep, Firmino gets up above Chilwell and buries his header past Schmeichel into the bottom corner!

Match preview

When is it?

The match kicks off 20.00 on Thursday 26 December.

How can I watch it?

The match will be broadcast live on Amazon Prime

New subscribers will be able to watch all the matches for free, including Arsenal’s visit to Bournemouth and Liverpool’s top of the table clash against Leicester, due to the company’s 30-day trial, which can be cancelled at any time.

Team news

The Foxes are free of any injuries aside from a late fitness check on Harvey Barnes, who was forced off during the loss against Manchester City.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been ruled out after sustaining ligament damage during the Club World Cup final, while Joel Matip, Dejan Lovren and Fabinho remain absent.

Line-ups

Leicester: Schmeichel, Ricardo, Evans, Soyuncu, Chilwell; Ndidi; Barnes, Praet, Tielemans, Maddison; Vardy.

Liverpool: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson, Henderson, Wijnaldum, Keita, Mane, Salah, Firmino.

What are the odds?

Leicester 23/10

Draw 13/5

Liverpool 21/20

Click here for our guide on how to watch all Amazon Prime Premier League fixtures for free, on 26 and 27 of December.



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