Suara.com – Leicester City successfully picked the perfect point at home to Liverpool even though they were one goal behind. Coach The FoxesBrendan Rodgers also admitted that he was happy with the reaction of his foster children.
In the continued match of the English League at the King Power Stadium, Saturday (13/2/2021), Leicester City won 3-1 over Liverpool. Coming from behind by one goal by Mohamed Salah, The Foxes behind the win thanks to goals from James Maddison, Jamie Vardy and Harvey Barnes.
“We had an extraordinary reaction after falling behind. A year ago, a similar situation made us disappointed, but this time we continue to struggle,” said Rodgers, quoted from the club’s official website.
“We got the equalizer, then changed the scheme to try and win the match. In the end we were able to overcome a fantastic performance with a win,” he added.
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Leicester City was indeed more pressured for most of the match. Evidently they had fallen behind first due to Mohamed Salah’s goal in the 67th minute.
However, the goal was responded to perfectly when James Maddison equalized with a free kick. Then Jamie Vardy’s goal was followed by goalkeeper Alisson Becker’s blunder, before Harvey Barnes completed the 3-1 victory.
Rodgers believes the victory will inject Leicester City’s confidence in the competition for the top four standings, even cutting the gap from the top.
“What an incredible match. When you beat a team of their class, of course it will give you confidence,” he said.
“We can appear calmly and coolly while showing sharpness in scoring goals, this is another step forward for us. I am also happy for the players, for their hard work which resulted in positive results at the end of the match,” concluded Rodgers.
The victory over Liverpool made Leicester City climb to second place in the standings with a collection of 46 points, displacing Manchester United (45) who had just played the day before.
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