Diogo Jota Scores Brace as Liverpool Hammer Leicester City in Premier League Battle

Diogo Jota Scores Brace as Liverpool Hammer Leicester City in Premier League Battle

Ibitoye Shittu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:55 PM
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  • Liverpool on Thursday night, February 10, continued with their impressive show beating Leicester City 2-0
  • Portuguese forward Diogo Jota scored the two goals for Liverpool who are still occupying second on the League table
  • Nigerian forward Kelechi Iheanacho came on in the second for Leicester City, but he was unable to save his side

Portuguese professional footballer Diogo Jota scored a brace on Thursday night, February 10, as Liverpool defeated Leicester City 2-0 in tough Premier League game played at Anfield.

Going into this Premier League encounter, Liverpool have not lost any game in all competitions this year and Jurgen Klopp and his men won again in front of their faithfuls.

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Liverpool players in action against Leicester City. Photo by Andrew Powell
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Liverpool started this Premier League encounter impressively with the duo of Fabinho and Curtis Jones getting it right in the midfield for the Anfield landlords.

And when did Liverpool score their first goal?

Jurgen Klopp and his men waited until the 34th minute before netting their first goal against Leicester City through Digo Jota and the first half ended with the Reds leading.

Leicester City came out aggressive in the second half looking for an equalizer, but Liverpool defense were so determined not to concede any goal.

When did Liverpool score their second goal?

Leicester City were anxiously looking for equalizer with Nigerian forward Kelechi Iheanacho with flurry of attacks, but all efforts were futile as Liverpool got their second goal in the 87th minute.

Tension at Anfield As top Liverpool forward willing to Quit Club for Real Madrid or Barcelona

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Sadio Mane now looks set to quit Liverpool after reports emerged the Senegal international has instructed his agents to make a deal if either of Real Madrid or Barcelona asks for his services.

The 29-year old who recently won the AFCON with his native Senegal has experienced a great level of success with the Reds since joining from fellow Premier League club Southampton in 2016.

Mane wants to make more of a case that he is the best African footballer in history, and believes a move to Spain would help his course to achieving that goal.

The Senegal international has had a fairly successful career at Anfield and has gone on to become a Premier League, Champions League and Club World Cup champion with the Reds.

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