Mark Lawrenson reveals his prediction for Liverpool FC v Leicester City - Football Roof

Mark Lawrenson reveals his prediction for Liverpool FC v Leicester City

Mark Lawrenson is backing Liverpool FC to proceed their Premier League title push with a 3-0 dwelling victory over Leicester Citys on Thursday evening.

The Reds head into this recreation recent from having secured their place within the FA Cup fifth spherical because of a 3-1 victory over Cardiff City at Anfield on the weekend.

Objectives from Diogo Jota, Takumi Minamino and Harvey Elliott sealed the victory for the Merseyside outfit in entrance of their dwelling followers and secured their development into the following spherical, the place they may face Norwich City in early March.

Liverpool FC have received their most up-to-date two Premier League video games and know that they’ll must win towards the Foxes this week to be able to hold alive their hopes of profitable the title this time period.

The Reds started the week 9 factors behind leaders Manchester City however Jurgen Klopp’s males had a recreation in hand over Pep Guardiola’s aspect.

Leicester, in the meantime, have struggled to seek out constant kind in latest weeks they usually have solely managed to win two of their final 5 outings within the high flight. Brendan Rodgers’ males started the week tenth within the desk and 12 factors adrift of the highest 4.

Former Liverpool FC defender Lawrenson is just not anticipating Liverpool FC to have any issues once they tackle Leicester City on Thursday evening and is tipping them to assert an easy victory.

Writing in his column for BBC Sport, Lawrenson mentioned: “Leicester have been abject towards Nottingham Forest, and the very last thing they most likely want now could be a visit to Anfield. It’s exhausting to be optimistic about them in the meanwhile.

“Reds boss Jurgen Klopp ought to have Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah again from African Cup of Nations by Thursday and at the least one among them ought to begin this recreation.

“Leicester beat Liverpool after Christmas however that they had a match and firing Jamie Vardy then. With out him, and with the way in which the Foxes are defending proper now, I don’t see a repeat of that consequence.”

Liverpool FC are again in Champions League motion on Wednesday subsequent week once they tackle Inter Milan within the first leg of their last-16 tie away from dwelling.