Liverpool is fifth in the table on 65 points after 36 games, one behind fourth-placed Manchester United, who has a game in hand over its rivals.
Two pretensions from Curtis Jones and a sublime finish from Trent Alexander- Arnold gave Liverpool a 3- 0 win away to Leicester City in the Premier League on Monday, boosting its titleholders League hopes while heightening the Foxes ’ deportation worries.
Liverpool is fifth in the table on 65 points after 36 games, one behind fourth- placed Manchester United, who has a game in hand over its rivals. Leicester is 19th on 30 points, two behind Everton in 17th spot with two games to go.
Leicester ate central protector Jonny Evans back into the starting line- up for the first time since October, but the three- time Premier League winner with Manchester United couldn’t inseminate the protective discipline his side demanded.
After a sluggish opening, Jones broke the impasse in the 33rd nanosecond with a superb first- time finish from Mohamed Salah’s cross after Leicester’s high protective line was caught out by a long ball over the top from Liverpool keeper Alisson.
The 22- time-old midfielder put the ball in the net again three twinkles latterly and formerly more it was Salah who set him up, with Jones taking a touch on the turn before digging home.
The home crowd did their stylish to get their platoon back in the game and Harvey Barnes went near seven twinkles into the alternate half, but Alisson pulled off a tremendous save to keep the ball out.
Alexander- Arnold also sniffed out any expedients of a comeback with a brilliant third after a free kick was touched into his path by Salah in the 71st nanosecond, and he applied a sonorous finish to quiet the home suckers formerly and for all.
Salah should have added a fourth in the 79th nanosecond when Cody Gakpo put him through, but the Egyptian unexpectedly dragged his shot wide of the left- hand post with only the keeper to beat.
Liverpool bagged a seventh league palm in a row, but director Juergen Klopp is undecided his side can reel in either Manchester United or Newcastle above them.
“I don’t suppose it’s likely (finishing in the top four) when you see how they (Man United and Newcastle) play, they’ve so important quality, ” he told the BBC. “ It would be a real shame if they slip and we ’re not there. So we’ve to do our job. ”
Leicester has only taken two points from their last four games.
With a trip to high- flying Newcastle United and a home game against West Ham United to come, time is running out for the 2016 titleholders to retain their Premier League status.
“We look at the results and we ’ve lost too numerous games and other brigades have been better, it’s as simple as that, ” a dejected Evans, who captained Leicester on his return to the starting line- up.
“We ’ve got two further games left and we’ve to put in the same trouble we showed tonight, the same commitment. but we ’ll be contending like we did tonight, ” he added. Know More Football News…