Liverpool knew that the visit of Leicester City — the surprise package of the new Premier League season so far — would be a tough assignment. Up stepped Sadio Mané to make sure that there were no slips ups here.
Category: Made the difference
The Austrian champions were in the midst of a famous comeback at Anfield — until Liverpool’s Egyptian King decreed it wasn’t going to be allowed to happen.
Liverpool were generally poor against Sheffield United but Virgil van Dijk performed like his usual dominant, impenetrable self.
The youngsters took the plaudits in a fine Carabao Cup performance against MK Dons, but James Milner was the guiding hand that orchestrated the comfortable victory.
The England international has been criticised for his defensive performances of late, but was a rock at the back against Chelsea to produce a strong showing at Stamford Bridge.