Rodgers praises ‘fantastic response’ as Leicester shocked Liverpool

Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers has praised his team for his or her ‘fantastic response’ as they did he got here from behind to beat Liverpool 3-1.

The Foxes fell behind within the second half as Mo Salah sent his shot past Kasper Schmeichel, following a great assist from Roberto Firmino.

Leicester introduced issues level via James Maddison within the 78th minute.


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The England international scored within the type of a free kick after Harvey Barnes was introduced down on the sting of the field.

Alisson made a horrible error shortly thereafter, permitting Jamie Vardy to race on the ball and score a straightforward faucet in.

Harvey Barnes scored Leicester’s third within the eighty fifth minute to safe the three points.

Talking after the victory, Rodgers informed BBC Sport: “It was an excellent win, the players deserved it.

“We did not sink after we obtained behind, we stayed calm and the players have been fantastic at that time, an actual joint team performance. You may see the advance within the team mindset. Our response was great.

“I am very pleased with the team. A year in the past if we had gone after, we might have had none of it.

“We had a great chance within the first half however we wanted to be extra aggressive. Second half we have been a lot better and we attacked with aggressive conduct, we tailored very well to a plan if we went after.

“We went two upfront with a diamond so when the sport broke out for them we may exploit it. We needed to combat, to run, to work – and then we had the standard to get the goals.

“No matter we ask the players to do with essential missing players they do. There is a lengthy strategy to go, 14 video games, we’re not carried away with something. ”

The end result strikes Rodgers’ side as much as second at 46 points. They keep the stress on Man City and Man Utd on the top.

Liverpool, in the meantime, have now lost three league video games in a row. They’re at the moment fourth, ten points behind City.

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