Leicester City vs Liverpool: Firmino scores brace as Reds thrash Foxes 4-0

Leicester City vs Liverpool: Firmino scores brace as Reds thrash Foxes 4-0

- Leicester City vs Liverpool ended in a 4-0 thrashing of the Foxes at the King Power Stadium

- Firmino's double, Milner's penalty and the icing on the cake from Alexander-Arnold earned the Reds all three points

- Liverpool now go 13-points clear on the Premier League table with the Foxes temporarily in second position

Leicester City vs Liverpool ended 4-0 in favour of the Reds as leaders move 13 points clear on the Premier League table with a match spare.

Roberto Firmino's double, James Milner and Trent Alexander-Arnold all scored to give Merseyside club a priceless three points.

The Reds produced a dominant display in the first period as they created chance after chance and should have been three goals up at half time.

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Schmeichel made a brilliant stop on another clear-cut chance from Sadio Mane as Liverpool kept asking Leicester questions.

And they finally got an answer in the 31st minute as Firmino headed home a perfect-inch cross from Alexander-Arnold to make it 1-0.

Jurgen Klopp's side took a slender lead into the break as Brendan Rodgers men did not have a single shot on target in the first half.

Firmino should have made it 2-0 in the 55th minute but he could get the right contact from an Andy Robertson's cross.

Liverpool were awarded a penalty in the 70th minute after Caglar Soyuncu handled the ball inside the penalty area as Milner stepped up to convert the resulting spot-kick to make it 2-0.

Four minutes later it was 3-0 as Alexander-Arnold drilled in a low cross to Firmino who had time and space to control before putting the ball into the top corner.

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Alexander-Arnold deservedly got his own goal in the match after providing two assists as hit Mane's pass first-time to make it 4-0 in the 78th minute.

Liverpool have now gone 13-points clear on the Premier League table with a game at hand as Leicester remain temporarily stay in second position.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Man United vs Newcastle ended 4-1 in favour of the Red Devils as they return to winning ways in the Premier League.

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