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Liverpool beat Leicester in the championship despite the huge problems

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Despite the numerous personnel problems that have befallen Liverpool recently, the English champions played an exceptional match and beat Leicester 3-0, which before this round was the leader in the provisional standings of the Premier League championship. Jurgen Klopp’s team played its strongest match since the beginning of the season and could have defeated its opponent, but Kasper Schmeichel made some good soldiers, and three times the beams helped him. Once they did not reach a millimeter when clearing the goliath. However, an own goal by former Manchester United player Johnny Evans (21 ‘) and goals by Diogo Jota (41′) and Roberto Firmino (86 ‘) materialized Liverpool’s superiority. Thus, the champions tied at the top of the standings with Tottenham, which, however, has a better goal difference. Leicester is in fourth place with two points less.

Jurgen Klopp made four changes compared to the derby with Manchester City two weeks ago. In addition to a number of defensive injuries, captain Jordan Henderson also dropped out due to injury and Mohamed Salah was sent off due to a positive coronavirus test. Fabinho started in the center of defense together with Joel MatipJames Milner replaced Trent Alexander-Arnold on the right. Nabi Kate and Curtis Jones also started. Roberto FirminoSadio Mane, and Diogo Jota led the attack of the champions.

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Brendan Rodgers made two changes. Marc Albrighton and Harvey Barnes started at the expense of Luke Thomas and Dennis Praet.

Before the start of the match, the hosts organized a special ceremony in memory of the legendary guard Ray Clemens, who died about a week ago. 

Liverpool recorded its 64th consecutive home game without a loss in the championship, which is a club record for the club.

Rank Teams Played Won Lost Drawn Goal difference Points
1 Man CityManchester City 38 27 6 5 51 86
2 Man UtdManchester United 38 21 6 11 29 74
3 LiverpoolLiverpool FC 38 20 9 9 26 69
4 ChelseaChelsea FC 38 19 9 10 22 67
5 LeicesterLeicester City 38 20 12 6 18 66
6 West HamWest Ham United 38 19 11 8 15 65
7 TottenhamTottenham Hotspur FC 38 18 12 8 23 62
8 ArsenalArsenal FC 38 18 13 7 16 61
9 Leeds UnitedLeeds United FC 38 18 15 5 8 59
10 EvertonEverton FC 38 17 13 8 -1 59
11 Aston VillaAston Villa 38 16 15 7 9 55
12 NewcastleNewcastle United FC 38 12 17 9 -16 45
13 WolverhamptonWolverhampton Wanderers 38 12 17 9 -16 45
14 Crystal PalaceCrystal Palace 38 12 18 8 -25 44
15 SouthamptonSouthampton FC 38 12 19 7 -21 43
16 BrightonBrighton & Hove Albion 38 9 15 14 -6 41
17 BurnleyBurnley FC 38 10 19 9 -22 39
18 FulhamFulham FC 38 5 20 13 -26 28
19 West Bromwich AlbionWest Bromwich Albion FC 38 5 22 11 -41 26
20 Sheffield UtdSheffield United 38 7 29 2 -43 23
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