Premier League, Leicester City 3-1 Liverpool: Records broken
Liverpool's poor run of form has continued in the Premier League as they threw away their advantage to lose 3-1 against Leicester City in gameweek 24 of the Premier League 2020-21 season. The Foxes scored thrice in seven minutes to change the complexion of the match in a flash. Liverpool could slip down to seventh in the league. Here are further details.
Leicester stun Liverpool at home
An individual brilliance from Roberto Firmino saw Mohamed Salah get the opener in the 67th minute. Leicester, who missed two glorious first-half chances, came back strongly in a chaotic seven-minute spell after going down. James Maddison scored from a free-kick as VAR intervened to rule the same. Alisson's horror led to Jamie Vardy score next as Harvey Barnes completed the rout.
Notable feats scripted by Klopp and Rodgers
Jurgen Klopp became the ninth manager to take charge of 300 games for Liverpool in all competitions. However, the German became the first Reds boss to lose his 300th match since Bill Shankly in 1965. Meanwhile, Brendan Rodgers became the first former Liverpool manager to beat the Reds in the Premier League since Roy Hodgson did so with West Brom in April 2012.
Liverpool script unwanted records, Vardy shines
Liverpool have conceded seven goals in their past two Premier League games. This is as many as they had in their previous 10. Klopp's side has conceded 32 goals in 24 league games this season, just one fewer than they did in the whole of 2019-20. Vardy has now scored eight Premier League goals against the Reds.
Salah gets to 17 Premier League goals
Mohamed Salah became the first player to score 10 away goals in the Premier League this season. He has raced to 17 Premier League goals this season. Overall, he has 23 goals from 33 matches in all competitions this season.