PREMIER LEAGUE MATCHDAY: Injury-stricken Liverpool taken on Leicester City at the Anfield

With the International break adding more injury misery for Liverpool, would the 'Reds' continue to maintain the 100% record at home in the Premier League (PL) this season (W4)?

The Jurgen Klopp's side recently became only the second team in PL history to concede the first goal but win in three consecutive home matches.

Overall, Liverpool are unbeaten in seven straight competitive matches (W5, D2), and have won five of the last six PL H2Hs against Leicester. Currently almost without a fit centre-back, Liverpool have conceded more PL goals after eight matches (2.0 per match on average) than Chelsea did in their entire 2004/05 title winning campaign.

Six PL wins from the first eight games (L2) means Leicester have bettered the start from their title winning 2015/16 campaign. Their seventh successful spot kick from eight attempts this season gave them victory in their last PL game and marked the earliest in a PL campaign that any team have recorded eight penalties. With six straight competitive wins in a row, the ‘Foxes’ travel with confidence and recently won their opening four league away matches for the first time in their 116-year long club history.

Going the distance, Leicester have scored 76.92% of their 13 away PL goals this season after the break, and across those they average 1.5 goals per match scored from the 75th minute onwards. Scoring precisely one goal in each of their last four visits to Anfield, three of those were struck before the break.

Players to watch: Diogo Jota has six goals across his last five competitive matches for Liverpool and will fondly remember his hat-trick against Leicester in 2019.

Jamie Vardy (LEI) has had a hand in seven goals against Liverpool since Jürgen Klopp took charge - more than any other player.

Hot stat: If Liverpool avoid defeat here, they’ll set a new club record of 64 consecutive home league matches unbeaten.

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