Liverpool are looking to register a fourth straight win in the English Premier League for the first time this season when they host Leicester City.
The reds resumed league duty with a 3-1 win against Aston Villa on Boxing Day, while Leicester were unlucky in a 3-0 demolition by Newcastle.
Jurgen Klopp’s side come into the game in sixth place with 25 points, while the Foxes have 17 points and are 13th on the log.
Liverpool’s top-flight scoring streak at Anfield does stand at a whopping 31 matches since a 1-0 loss to Fulham in March 2021.
Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah have both scored seven league goals for Liverpool this season and will be keen to add onto their tally.
Liverpool eased to a 2-0 success over the Foxes in February after ending 2021 with a 1-0 loss to Leicester at the King Power.
Leicester have been better performers on the road, recording four straight away wins including EPL wins at Wolves, Everton and West Ham.
All 3 points still will not guarantee Liverpool a place in the top five but it will be a huge step toward their comeback after already losing four games this season.
The game comes at at time when, despite heavy links to Manchester United, Dutch attacker Cody Gakpo will join Liverpool from PSV Eindhoven.
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What time does Liverpool vs Leicester start?
The game kicks off at 11pm Kenyan time at Anfield.
Liverpool vs Leicester team news
Firmino is a doubt with a thigh strain and may join long-term absentees Luis Diaz and Diogo Jota on the sidelines.
Ibrahima Konate is back after his appearance in the World Cup finals and is set to pair alongside Virgil Van Dijk in the heart of defense.
Salah was undoubtedly the star performer in their last game and will lead the attacking line alongside Darwin Nunez and Fabio Carvalho.
The Foxes will be without the services of Dennis Praet who was taken off after 17 minutes in their defeat to Newcastle and joins a host of injured first team players.
James Maddison, Ryan Bertrand, Ricardo Pereyra and Johnny Evans are also unavailable.
Patson Daka may drop to the bench, giving Jamie Vardy a chance to be part of the starting XI after coming off the bench in their recent clash.
Liverpool vs Leicester head to head
In 18 head-to-head encounters between the two sides, Liverpool hold the clear advantage. They have won 11 games, lost five and drawn two.
Liverpool vs Leicester current form
Both teams have managed three wins in their recent run of five games but Liverpool have lost twice, compared to Leicester’s sole defeat to Newcastle.
Liverpool vs Leicester prediction
The home team have a good goal-scoring record at home and are expected to score more than two goals in this game on their way to yet another 3 points.