1-0, min. 40, Mane. 1-1, min. 80, Maddison. 2-1, min. 90+5, Milner PEN.
As it happened: Milner nets dramatic late penalty to make it 17 in a row for Liverpool (2-1)
James Milner celebrates his late winner at Anfield | Photo: Getty/ Clive Brunskill

As it happened: Milner nets dramatic late penalty to make it 17 in a row for Liverpool (2-1)

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Liverpool 2-1 Leicester City
Well, that was a dramatic match. Attention now turns to West Ham United vs Crystal Palace at the London Stadium. 

 

I've been Daniel Orme and thank you for joining me. Until next time, cheerio!

Liverpool 2-1 Leicester City
Klopp will be a happy man this evening...

 

Liverpool 2-1 Leicester City
FT Liverpool got there in the end against a stubborn Leicester side as they inflict only the Foxes' second defeat of the Premier League season. Credit has to go to Brendan Rodgers' men who put in a solid showing.
Liverpool 2-1 Leicester City
Cool as a cucumber...

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Liverpool 2-1 Leicester City
FT And that's 17 - yes, one-seven - league wins in a row for Liverpool. What a run of form for Jurgen Klopp's Reds. They could really be the real deal this season.
Liverpool 2-1 Leicester City
FT And that's it! There's a few unsavoury scenes come the final whistle but that's it as Liverpool claim a crucial, crucial win. The final score is 2-1.
Liverpool 2-1 Leicester City
90+5' GOAL! Milner is the man to step up and he scores what could be a HUGE goal in Liverpool's season as he sends Schmeichel the wrong way!
Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City
90+4' Penalty to Liverpool and it's a contentious one as Mane tumbles under little contact in the box.
Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City
90+2' Final change for Liverpool. Lallana is on for Salah.
Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City
90+1' Four minutes stoppage time at Anfield. Can Liverpool get what would be a crucial win? 
Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City
89' Booking for Choudhury as he takes down Salah on the break. Good foul from a Leicester perspective. 
Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City
86' Final change for Leicester. Midfielder Hamza Choudhury is on for Maddison. 
Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City
85' Nearly! van Dijk gets space from a corner but doesn't manage to get his header on target! 
Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City
84' How do level react to this? Just a reminder that Leicester are  the last side to claim points at Anfield and they could repeat that trick once again.
Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City
80' GOAL! Leicester are level and it's a great equaliser and substitute Perez rolls Maddison in and he finished underneath Adrian! Game on!
Liverpool 1-0 Leicester City
77' Double change for Liverpool as Divock Origi and Jordan Henderson come on.
Liverpool 1-0 Leicester City
72' Brilliant low shot from Praet fizzes JUST wide of the goal. He is then replaced by Ayoze Perez.
Liverpool 1-0 Leicester City
71' Gini Wijnaldum has his first chance of the match but again can only force Schmeichel into a comfortable stop.
Liverpool 1-0 Leicester City
69' Yellow card for Jonny Evans for a tug on Salah. 
Liverpool 1-0 Leicester City
67' Andrew Robertson is then the next to go close as he runs into acres of room but shoots straight at the Leicester goalkeeper. 
Liverpool 1-0 Leicester City
66' Vardy should do better! The striker latches onto Albrighton's wonderful ball but delays for too long before pulling the trigger and Adrian collects! 
Liverpool 1-0 Leicester City
65' It's all Liverpool at the minute and Firmino goes close as he spins in the box but drags his low shot wide of goal. 
Liverpool 1-0 Leicester City
56' Brilliant defending from Evans as Salah and Mane combine and the latter is played through on goal but it's a good tackle from the Leicester man. 
Liverpool 1-0 Leicester City
53' Yellow card for Soyuncu. The Turkish defender is guilty of pulling back Salah. 
Liverpool 1-0 Leicester City
51' Here's how Mane gave Liverpool the lead in the first-half...

 

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Liverpool 1-0 Leicester City
47' Liverpool are straight on the front foot as Salah pokes towards goal only for Schmeichel to produce an excellent reaction save. The Egyptian may well have been offside in any case.
Liverpool 1-0 Leicester City
46' Back underway at Anfield. Leicester have made one change with Marc Albrighton coming on for Harvey Barnes. 
Liverpool 1-0 Leicester City
45+1' Two minutes of stoppage time signalled at the end of the first half.
Liverpool 1-0 Leicester City
45' Milner should do better again as he lifts another shot over the crossbar. 
Liverpool 1-0 Leicester City
44' Mane has a chance to double his side's lead and his afternoon's work as Firmino picks him out with a low cross but Schmeichel is equal to it.
Liverpool 1-0 Leicester City
40' GOAL! Sadio Mane gives the Reds the lead as he races beyond the Leicester defence and coolly tucks the ball underneath Schmeichel!
Liverpool 0-0 Leicester City
40' Yellow card for Fabinho as he takes down Maddison during a Leicester break. It's livening up, this one!
Liverpool 0-0 Leicester City
39' Fantastic save from Adrian as Soyuncu gets a firm header onto a free-kick but he is adjudged to have been offside.
Liverpool 0-0 Leicester City
38' VAR check here at Anfield. Alexander-Arnold seems to stamp on Youri Tielemans but he stays on the pitch. 
Liverpool 0-0 Leicester City
36' Leicester enjoying a positive period now. Ndidi and Chilwell getting in behind. 
Liverpool 0-0 Leicester City
34' Another brilliant cross from Alexander-Arnold creates an opportunity for Firmino at the back post but he can't quite stretch enough to poke the ball home!
Liverpool 0-0 Leicester City
30' Great break from Liverpool is led by Sadio Mane but he can only fire straight at Schmeichel. Wilfred Ndidi receives a yellow card for a foul on Milner earlier in the move.
Liverpool 0-0 Leicester City
25' Fantastic persistence from Dennis Praet. The Belgian gives Milner no time on the ball and wins a corner for his side but Liverpool clear.
Liverpool 0-0 Leicester City
22' It's been a battle so far at Anfield...

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Liverpool 0-0 Leicester City
21' Free-kick for Liverpool as Barnes thunders in on Milner. No further punishment. 
Liverpool 0-0 Leicester City
17' Liverpool will not want to see Vardy running in-behind very often and he was so nearly away there! Dejan Lovren gets in a vital interception to halt James Maddison's pass.
Liverpool 0-0 Leicester City
13' Wonderful opportunity for the hosts! Alexander-Arnold's cross picks out James Milner and the midfielder should fire home but puts his effort over the bar!
Liverpool 0-0 Leicester City
9' Good clearance from Caglar Soyuncu as Robertson gets away from Pereira and stands a great ball up for Roberto Firmino but the striker is beaten by the Turkish defender.
Liverpool 0-0 Leicester City
8' Predictably, it's Liverpool who have enjoyed the majority of the ball early on but yet to cause any real problems for the Leicester defence.
Liverpool 0-0 Leicester City
4' Early opportunity for the hosts. Trent Alexander-Arnold finds Mo Salah with a throw-in but his shot isn't powerful enough to beat Schmeichel.
Liverpool 0-0 Leicester City
1' We're underway at Anfield! Can Leicester City pull off a huge shock? 
Not long to go...
Just ten minutes until kick-off from Merseyside. It really should be a stormer of a game today...
Liverpool team
Adrian; Alexander-Arnold, Lovren, van Dijk, Robertson; Fabinho, Milner, Wijnaldum; Mane, Salah, Firmino.

 

Meanwhile, it's two changes for Liverpool from the win over Red Bull Salzburg. James Milner and Dejan Lovren come into the side at expense of Jordan Henderson and Joe Gomez.

Leicester City team
Schmeichel; Chilwell, Soyuncu, Evans, Pereira; Barnes, Tielemans, Ndidi, Praet, Maddison; Vardy.

 

It's one change for Leicester since the 5-0 win against Newcastle with the returning Maddison coming in for Ayoze Perez.

Team News...
The team news from Anfield will be released in a little under five minutes so be sure to stay tuned...
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Rodgers on Liverpool
Meanwhile, Rodgers has been reflecting on his stint in charge of this weekend's opponents. 

He said: "I always take the positives and when I analyse my time there, the club was in… we had to trim the budget, they hadn’t been in Champions League for five seasons, then we had to put in place a playing style that moved us up the table.

"First couple of seasons went well, went close to the title. The fourth season didn’t last so long. Great learning experience as a coach. There were so many highs as a young manager and I’ll always be grateful for that."

Klopp on Leicester
Reds boss Klopp has already highlighted how much of a task his side has this weekend against a side that is a real contender to finish in the European places.

He said: "100 percent they can break into the top six. There isn't much difference. You can see it is built from the back, the defence and goalkeeper look solid. Midfield, creative, hard-working. Offensive, creative and straight forward.

"Leicester are really built like a team. What can I say? It is not forbidden to break into the top four and they will fight for it until the end."

Liverpool team news
The Reds could also make some significant changes to their team for the match. Goalkeeper Alisson, who has been out injured since the opening day, could potentially return in place of Adrian

Meanwhile, after missing the dramatic 4-3 victory over Red Bull Salzburg in the UEFA Champions League midweek, Joel Matip could also return to action. 

Xherdan Shaqiri and Nathanial Clyne are both still restricted to the treatment table.

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Leicester team news
The Foxes will certainly be boosted ahead of their trip up to Merseyside with star midfielder James Maddison set to return from the injury he picked up in the 2-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur. It's not like they missed him all too much last time out though as they thumped Newcastle United 5-0 at the King Power Stadium.

Matty James remains as the only absentee for the East Midlands outfit.

What happened last time?
Despite Liverpool's stunning run on home soil, Leicester could take inspiration from their last trip there in January last season. 

The Foxes were the last side to claim points from Anfield as Harry Maguire's cool equaliser cancelled out Sadio Mane's opener to claim a valuable point for Claude Puel's toops.

Rodgers returns
One man who will be looking forward to the match is former Liverpool boss Rodgers. The Northern-Irishman has not returned to Anfield since being sacked by the Merseyside club in October 2015. 

 

He then will be extremely keen to earn a result as his Foxes' side continue their pursuit of European football throughout the season.

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The Anfield fortress...
One aspect that Liverpool will hope swings in their favour once again is their form at Anfield. The European champions have not lost on home soil since April 2017 - that loss being a 2-1 reverse at the hands of Crystal Palace


Since then, they have embarked on an unbeaten run of 43 league matches at Anfield, winning their last ten in succession.

Severe test for Liverpool
With Jurgen Klopp's Reds riding high in the Premier League table at the current time - five points clear of champions Manchester City - many have them down as favourites to lift the title come the end of the campaign. However, they come up against a stern test in the form of Leicester City who are in a fantastic position of third under Brendan Rodgers.
Welcome!
Good afternoon all and welcome to what is arguably one of the games of the day as Premier League leaders Liverpool host in-form Leicester City at Anfield. Kick-off from Merseyside is scheduled for 3pm so be sure to stick with us for all of the build-up, team news and live coverage of the match.
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