The best of the photos as Liverpool beat Leicester in dramatic fashion

5 October 2019

Liverpool left it until stoppage time to beat Leicester 2-1 on Saturday, as Jurgen Klopp‘s side picked up an enormous three points.


The Reds were looking to make it 17 Premier League wins in a row, as a dangerous Foxes outfit came to Anfield on Brendan Rodgers’ return to Merseyside.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 5, 2019: Leicester City's manager Brendan Rodgers during the FA Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Leicester City FC at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

There was a first league start since May for Dejan Lovren, who was surprisingly selected ahead of Joe Gomez, with Joel Matip out injured.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 5, 2019: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren during the FA Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Leicester City FC at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Trent Alexander-Arnold was a vibrant figure throughout the afternoon, producing great quality with his final ball.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 5, 2019: Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold during the FA Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Leicester City FC at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Sadio Mane fired Liverpool in front shortly before half-time, getting on the end of an inch-perfect James Milner pass and finishing in front of the Kop.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 5, 2019: Liverpool's Sadio Mane during the FA Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Leicester City FC at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Leicester stunned the hosts with 10 minutes remaining, however, as James Maddison squeezed an effort past Adrian, who should have done better.

Just as it looked as though the Reds would drop their first league points of the season, Marc Albrighton fouled Mane inside the penalty area in stoppage time.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 5, 2019: Leicester City's Jonny Evans appeals as the referee awards Liverpool an injury time penalty after a foul on Sadio Mane during the FA Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Leicester City FC at Anfield. Liverpool won 2-1. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Milner stepped up, showing absolute nerves of steel to fire past Kasper Schmeichel and send the home crowd wild.

Liverpool's James Milner (left) celebrates scoring a penalty during the Premier League match at Anfield, Liverpool. PA Photo. Picture date: Saturday October 5, 2019. See PA story SOCCER Liverpool. Photo credit should read: Peter Byrne/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.

Liverpool celebrate their victory after the final whistle during the Premier League match at Anfield, Liverpool. PA Photo. Picture date: Saturday October 5, 2019. See PA story SOCCER Liverpool. Photo credit should read: Peter Byrne/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 5, 2019: Liverpool's James Milner (L) celebrates with team-mate Virgil van Dijk after scoring the winning second goal, an injury time penalty, during the FA Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Leicester City FC at Anfield. Liverpool won 2-1. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 5, 2019: Liverpool's James Milner celebrates after scoring the winning second goal, an injury time penalty, during the FA Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Leicester City FC at Anfield. Liverpool won 2-1. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 5, 2019: Liverpool scoreboard records an injury tine winning goal by James Milner during the FA Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Leicester City FC at Anfield. Liverpool won 2-1. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 5, 2019: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp celebrates in front of the Spion Kop after the FA Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Leicester City FC at Anfield. Liverpool won 2-1. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The final whistle was greeted with ecstasy, as Liverpool remarkably kept up their 100 percent record after eight games in the Premier League.

There were ugly scenes too, though, with Ayoze Perez furious with Andy Robertson, sparking drama on the pitch.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 5, 2019: Leicester City's Ayoze Pérez clashes with Liverpool players at the final whistle during the FA Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Leicester City FC at Anfield. Liverpool won 2-1. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 5, 2019: Leicester City's Ayoze Pérez clashes with Liverpool's James Milner and Adam Lallana at the final whistle during the FA Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Leicester City FC at Anfield. Liverpool won 2-1. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

It’s now time for a breather, with the international break upon us, before a must-win trip to Man United on October 20.

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