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Wasteful Liverpool knocked out of Carabao Cup by Foxes

Islam Slimani’s superb strike helped Leicester see off a wasteful Liverpool at the King Power Stadium to reach the fourth round of the Carabao Cup. The Algeria striker’s left-footed shot found the top corner after substitute Shinji Okazaki had put the Foxes ahead. That came after Liverpool had dominated a first half in which Philippe Coutinho impressed before being replaced. Okazaki’s arrival sparked the Foxes into life and he latched on to Vicente Iborra’s knockdown for the opener. Summer signings Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Dominic Solanke both missed good opportunities for…

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Leicester City v Liverpool live stream and confirmed line-ups: talkSPORT 2 Carabao Cup commentary on September 19, 2017

CLICK HERE TO STEAM LIVE LEICESTER CITY V LIVERPOOL COMMENTARY ON TALKSPORT 2, KICK-OFF 19:45 Liverpool travel to the King Power Stadium on Tuesday evening hoping to get back to winning ways against Leicester City in the Carabao Cup. The Reds are on a run of three games without a win, having followed up their thrashing of Arsenal with a defeat at the hands of Man City, and draws with Sevilla and Burnley. The Foxes have been struggling for form themselves, with just one win in their five Premier League…

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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp reassures Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain he has not made a mistake in moving from Arsenal

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has reassured Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain he has not made a mistake in coming to Anfield. The 24-year-old left Arsenal in a £35million deal on deadline day but has so far been restricted to just 57 minutes in three substitute appearances, having previously started all four matches for the Gunners and also two for the national team. However, the England international has been given the time to adjust to his new surroundings and Klopp’s methods and will make his first start at Leicester in the Carabao Cup. “I…

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Transfer rumours and paper review – Sunday, September 17: Liverpool face fight as trio target Sadio Mane, plus more

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Sunday’s newspapers and online… Liverpool forward Sadio Mane, 25, interests Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus. (Mirror) Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has started talks with 28-year-old Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez over a possible move. (Don Balon) Tottenham are interested in Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes, 24, which could put any move for Everton’s Ross Barkley, 23, in doubt. (Sun) Watford are interested in Olympiacos right-back Omar Elabdellaoui, 25. The Norway captain is out of contract next summer. (Mail) Leicester are set to complete the £22m signing of Sporting Lisbon midfielder Adrien Silva after approval from FIFA. (Mirror) Manager Jose Mourinho says Manchester United’s spending power persuaded striker…

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'I'm slowly getting annoyed with Klopp making mistakes' – Liverpool fans react after draw with Burnley

The Reds struggled at Anfield again as they drew 1-1 against Burnley Saturday, September 16, 2017 Jurgen Klopp is starting to come under a bit of pressure at Liverpool. The Reds boss watched his side struggle at Anfield again as his side drew 1-1 against Burnley. Liverpool’s bright start to the season has slowly but surely worn off and now fans are demanding answers. Klopp failed to land his top transfer target Virgil van Dijk as the Southampton defender was surprisingly retained by the Saints. But having become all too…

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Liverpool held by Sevilla on Champions League return

Liverpool’s first game in the Champions League since 2014 ended in a draw with Sevilla at Anfield. In a repeat of the 2016 Europa League final, which the Spaniards won in Basel, Argentine midfielder Joaquin Correa cut through the Liverpool defence and curled home a cool finish to clinch a point. It had taken Sevilla just five minutes to take the lead as Wissam Ben Yedder tapped in from close range after home defender Dejan Lovren fell over while trying to clear the ball. Sadio Mane tested visiting goalkeeper Sergio…

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