The English champions FC Liverpool are still in a form crisis ahead of the first leg of the first leg in the Champions League against RB Leipzig. Three days before the premier class duel with the Saxons in Budapest on Tuesday, the team of the German team manager Jürgen Klopp had to accept the third defeat in a row in the pursuit comparison at Leicester City with 1: 3 (0: 0). In the evening the cracker rises between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur (6.30 p.m. in LIVETICKER).
At the debut of the former Schalke player Ozan Kabak for the Reds, the guests literally went under despite a late lead in the final phase and have to tremble for their Champions League place.
Striker Mohamed Salah put Klopp’s team in the lead 23 minutes before the final whistle with his 17th goal of the season. But after James Maddison (79th) recognized the equalizer by the video referee, the home side turned the match in their favor within six minutes with further goals from Jamie Vardy (81st) and Harvey Barnes (85th).
Bitter for Kabak: At 1: 2, he and goalkeeper Alisson missed the agreement with a high ball from Tielemans in front of the penalty area and collided.
With the home win, Leicester climbed past record champions Manchester United to second place, at least temporarily, and is now four points ahead of the fourth-placed defending champion from Liverpool. Klopp’s club could fall behind their pursuers Chelsea FC and West Ham United as the day progresses.