The Premier League champions put in arguably their finest efficiency of the season to beat the Foxes at Anfield to be able to go joint-top of the desk.
Firmino had scored simply as soon as earlier than the win against Brendan Rodgers’ facet and stress has been constructing on the Brazilian, who’s dealing with elevated competitors following the arrival of Diogo Jota.
The critics have been out in full drive halfway by the second half when Firmino missed a one-on-one against Kasper Schmeichel and the evening regarded like ending as a pissed off one for the previous Hoffenheim striker.
However, Firmino scored in the direction of the tip of the sport when he headed in a James Milner nook and Klopp defended his striker after the win, hitting out at these lining as much as criticise the Brazil worldwide.
‘That front line didn’t play too typically collectively however how they did that tonight was not dangerous,’ Klopp advised DAZN.
‘Diogo is a brilliant participant, Sadio put in an unbelievable shift.
‘Bobby, what folks say about him is ridiculous. Just as a result of you don’t have anything else to speak about generally is my feeling.
‘You can’t be nearer to a objective than he was tonight. Everybody thought in that second, “yes, great” and precisely the precise goalscorer. He performed excellent once more so all good.’
Liverpool with out Mohamed Salah, Virgil van Dijk, Jordan Henderson and Trent Alexander-Arnold against Leicester however their replacements carried out admirably.
Milner, taking part in at right-back, supplied two assists whereas Jota turned the primary Liverpool participant in historical past to attain in his first 4 house video games for the membership.