Liverpool defeat stubborn Leicester City 3-2 in tough away tie

Liverpool defeat stubborn Leicester City 3-2 in tough away tie

- Premier league giants Liverpool FC defeated Leicester city 3-2 at the King Power stadium

- The Red were eliminated by Craig Shakespeare boys in the Carabao cup

- In other Premier League games Manchester United defeated Southampton 1-0, Chelsea defeated Stoke City 5-0 and Manchester trashed Crystal Palace 5-0 at the Etihad stadium

Liverpool avenged their Carabao cup defeat to Leicester City by producing a fine display to defeat the Foxes 3-2 at the King Power stadium in the Premier League.

Mohamed Salah headed home a brilliant cross from Philippe Coutinho from the right wing to give the visitors the lead.

Liverpool defeat Leicester city 3-2 in tough away tie

Liverpool defeat Leicester city 3-2 in tough away tie (photo: squawka)

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Coutinho doubled the lead for the Reds through a brilliantly taken curly freekick from 25 yards.

The Brazilian might have handed in a transfer request this summer but his celebrations show how much Liverpool still means to him.

Liverpool defeat Leicester city 3-2 in tough away tie

Liverpool defeat Leicester city 3-2 in tough away tie (photo: squawka)

Okazaki got one for the host right before the half time break to take the score to 2-1.

Brilliantly take goals from Jordan Henderson and Jamie Vardy brought the exciting tie to 3-2.

Leicester City had the opportunity to get a point in the game but Vardy's penalty late on was well saved by Mignolet in goal for Liverpool.

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Liverpool defeat Leicester city 3-2 in tough away tie

Liverpool defeat Leicester city 3-2 in tough away tie (photo: squawka)

In other Premier League matchday 6 games, Tottenham struggle for a 3-2 victory over West Ham, Chelsea proved too hot for Stoke by trashing the Potters 5-0 at the Bet365 stadium, new boy Morata got his first hattrick in the encounter for the Blues, Manchester city added to the pressure on new manager Roy Hogson with a 5-0 trashing at the Eithad stadium.

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