As it happened: Liverpool 2-0 Leicester City

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23:003 months ago

That's all folks!

That's it from me today! Look out for some post-match pieces after today's game on VAVEL.com.
22:553 months ago

Diogo Jota has a great record against the Foxes!

22:523 months ago

Much improved all round from the Foxes!

22:453 months ago

WATCH: Jota's second goal for Liverpool!

22:433 months ago

Room for improvement for the Foxes!

22:403 months ago

Work to do for Leicester City!

22:383 months ago

FULL TIME!

Two goals from Diogo Jota wins the game for Liverpool! Leicester City were much better than they were at the City Ground on Sunday, but there is still work to do for Brendan Rodgers team.
22:343 months ago

Added time!

There will be three minutes of added time to be played at Anfield.
22:333 months ago

Substitution for Liverpool!

89' Luis Diaz is replaced to a standing ovation by Takumi Minamino for the final minute of normal time.
22:313 months ago

GOAL! THERE IT IS!

87' Finally Liverpool double their lead, Diogo Jota again scores for the hosts. Joel Matip does really well to slip in the Portuguese, Schmeichel gets a hand to it but it wasn't enough. 2-0
22:273 months ago

HOW IS IT NOT 2-0?

83' Liverpool again create a brilliant chance to double their lead, after a through ball from Mohamed Salah to Luis Diaz, his right-footed effort is kept out just by Kasper Schmeichel.
22:223 months ago

OFF THE BAR!

78' Mohamed Salah fires a brilliant curling effort in the area on the right off the post, before the follow up by Luis Diaz is once again kept out by Kasper Schmeichel.
22:203 months ago

BIG CHANCE!

76' Mohamed Salah robs Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall and is in on goal, bearing down on goal. He tries to lift the ball over Schmeichel but his effort is saved, but Daniel Amartey's tackle causes Salah to stay down after the shot.
22:183 months ago

Salah nearly scores a beauty

75' The Egyptian riggles through three or four challenges in the penalty area, despite it being a tight angle, shoots but it's kept out by Kasper Schmeichel.
22:163 months ago

17 minutes to go!

73' Liverpool are in control at the moment, but as long as the score remains 1-0, Brendan Rodgers side will feel they have a chance here.
22:133 months ago

Diaz chance again!

69' Liverpool are on the counter-attack, Diogo Jota picks out Diaz on the left, his left footed shot is sliced wide of the near post! it remains 1-0.
22:093 months ago

Leicester need something different!

66' James Maddison has been the bright spark for the Foxes, but with just one effort on target, Leicester need something more in the final 24 minutes.
22:043 months ago

Substitutions for Leicester

60' Kelechi Iheanacho replaces Patson Daka for Leicester City.
22:033 months ago

Subsitutions for Liverpool!

59' Curtis Jones is replaced by Harvey Elliot and Roberto Firmino is replaced by Mo Salah, who receives a standing ovation for his first appearance back after international duty.
22:023 months ago

DEFLECTED!

57' Joel Matip, plays a great crossfield ball to Luis Diaz, he cuts inside and unleashes a shot which is deflected wide for a corner, which comes to nothing!
22:003 months ago

Schmeichel does well!

55' Andy Robertson drives through the Leicester defence, and hits a low cross saved by Schmeichel, before Leicester win a free-kick after a foul
21:543 months ago

FREE KICK!

50' Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall drives with the ball towards the edge of the penalty area, Roberto Firmino tracks back and fouls whilst trying to win the ball back, dangerous position for Maddison!
21:523 months ago

CHANCE!

48' Diogo Jota wins the ball on the left for Liverpool, before driving forward with real purpose, the Portuguese winger unleashes a left-footed shot which is well saved by Kasper Schmeichel!
21:493 months ago

KICK OFF!

The second half begins, with Leicester looking for an equaliser after a positive start to the game!
21:383 months ago

Leicester have improved so much since Sunday!

21:373 months ago

Diaz has impressed!

21:353 months ago

HALF-TIME

The referee blows his whistle for half-time at Anfield.Diogo Jota gives Liverpool the lead with a header, but Leicester City are far from out of the game! 
21:313 months ago

CHANCE!

45' Roberto Firmino plays a one-two with Diogo Jota, and the Brazilian hits an effort at Schmeichel who keeps it out!
21:303 months ago

Liverpool creating chances!

43' Liverpool are causing issues, Thiago tries an overhead kick it goes just wide, and Fabinho's effort is saved by Schmeichel!
21:263 months ago

WATCH: Jota's rebound goal

21:203 months ago

GOAL! LIVERPOOL!

34' Liverpool take the lead from a corner kick, a fantastic delivery from Trent Alexander Arnold towards Virgil Van Dijk at the near post, it's well kept out by Schmeichel, the follow up is scored by Diogo Jota! 1-0
21:193 months ago

Shot blocked!

34' From the freekick, Trent Alexander-Arnold chipped towards Firmino but his shot was blocked!
21:173 months ago

The game has hit a lull

32' We've hit a lull in the game at the moment, as Diogo Jota wins a free-kick from 40 yards out for Liverpool.
21:143 months ago

Liverpool causing issues!

27' A fantastic cross from Trent Alexander-Arnold towards Andy Robertson at the back post. The Scottish left-back couldn't quite head the ball at the back post and collided with the post and is recieving treatment.
21:103 months ago

Leicester are battling!

24' The game has been quiet, but it's been much better from Brendan Rodgers' men compared to Sunday, who are making themselves heard here!
21:053 months ago

Liverpool Chance!

19' Leicester are pressing well here but Liverpool have a chance through Trent Alexander-Arnold in the penalty box as he fires an effort straight at Kasper Schmeichel on the right hand side!
20:593 months ago

Leicester settling well!

13' Its been an even 13 minutes so far, Leicester have played some nice football in and around the box but struggling to create. Diaz is looking dangerous early on here
20:543 months ago

CHANCE!

7' Leicester work their way up the pitch very well. Maddison plays a one-two with Ademola Lookman, before the Englishman's shot was saved by Alisson.
20:493 months ago

Bright start by the hosts!

3' Liverpool have started the game well, Luis Diaz has started well, he cut inside 20 seconds in after a pass by Alexander-Arnold put him away but Amartey got a touch to deny him!
20:453 months ago

We're off!

The game is up and running!
20:433 months ago

We're about to kick off!

The players are coming out as Leicester look to bounce back after Sunday's demolition against Nottingham Forest.
20:153 months ago

Other news!

In other Leicester City-related news...

 

19:573 months ago

Luis Diaz is in!

After impressing for Liverpool on his debut against Cardiff, Luis Diaz is in from the start as he replaces Sadio Mane. 
19:493 months ago

Liverpool XI is in!

19:483 months ago

Leicester's XI is in!

19:433 months ago

Teams will be with you soon!

Team news will be released at 6:45 pm, be sure to stay tuned right here on VAVEL.com.
19:313 months ago

Read build-up ahead of tonight's game

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Why not check out this preview piece about tonight's tough game for the Foxes! 

19:263 months ago

What has Jurgen Klopp had to say about tonight's game!

19:213 months ago

What has Brendan Rodgers had to say about tonight's game?

19:163 months ago

Prediction!

As Liverpool come into this as overwhelming favourites, it will be hard for the Foxes to beat Liverpool at Anfield, so my score prediction is 4-1 to Liverpool.
19:113 months ago

Where and how to watch?

The game kicks off at 7:45 pm tonight and will be shown live on BT Sport. The kick-off times are as follows:

India - Thursday 14:15

South Africa - 5:45 pm

Australia -  08:45am 

Asia: 10:45am 

19:063 months ago

The previous meeting between the sides

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Leicester City vs Liverpool 1-0, Ademola Lookman scored the decisive goal that day in December, and a Mo Salah missed penalty capped off a bad day at the office for Jurgen Klopp's side.

19:013 months ago

Key player for Leicester City

Both James Justin and Luke Thomas will have their work cut out tonight on each flank to stop both Salah and Mane and that's why they will be crucial for tonight's game.
18:563 months ago

Key player for Liverpool

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Mo Salah will no doubt want to amend after Egypt lost in the Africa Cup of Nations final against Senegal and will be hungry to impress.

Mo Salah will feature against Leicester tonight and will be hoping to avenge an Africa Cup of Nations heartbreak after losing against Senegal on penalties.

18:513 months ago

Predicted starting XI for Leicester City

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Predicted XI: Ward, Justin, Amartey, Soyuncu, Thomas, Ndidi, Dewsbury-Hall, Maddison, Lookman, Barnes, Iheanacho

Ricardo Pereira featured against Nottingham Forest after his injury but may well start from the bench against an in-form Mo Salah. Dewsbury Hall will come back in after Brendan Rodgers confirmed he would start.

18:463 months ago

Possible starting XI for Liverpool

Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Van Dijk, Matip, Robertson, Fabinho, Henderson, Elliot, Diaz, Firmino, Salah

Harvey Elliot is likely to return to the starting Xi after his goal against Cardiff on the weekend. Mo Salah and Sadio Mane are also likely to return, after their exploits in the African Cup of Nations.

18:413 months ago

How Leicester City shape up ahead of tonight's match

A heavy 4-1 defeat against Nottingham Forest in the FA Cup, didn't go down well with the Foxes fanbase and tonight's game will be no easier for Brendan Rodgers' side.
18:363 months ago

How Liverpool shape up ahead of tonight's game...

Harvey Elliot returned from injury and scored against Cardiff last time out. This will no doubt please Jurgen Klopp, after the midfielder's performance before his injury earlier in the season.
18:313 months ago

Where will today's game be played?

The match will be played at Anfield, a usually tough place to come for the Foxes, with a capacity of 54,000 people. Leicester could do with a victory tonight, but it won't be easy against Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool.
18:263 months ago

Welcome to VAVEL.com's coverage of the 2022 Premier League Match: Liverpool vs Leicester City live updates!

My name is Shaun Webbley and I'll be your host for tonight's game. We will provide you with pre-game analysis, score updates, and news, as it happens live here on VAVEL as Brendan Rodgers, will be hoping to bounce back from Sunday's 4-1 hammering against Nottingham Forest.
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