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Our reaction was superb against Liverpool, says Rodgers 

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Leicester manager, Brendan Rodgers, praised the efforts of his wards for rising up to the occasion after they were a goal down to beat Liverpool 3-1 on Saturday.

“It was a very good win, the players deserved it”, Rodgers told BBC Sport.

“We didn’t sink when we went a goal behind, we stayed calm and the players were brilliant in that period – a real collective team performance.

“You can see the improvement in the team’s mindset. Our reaction was superb.”

Jurgen Klopp became the ninth manager to take charge of 300 games for Liverpool in all competitions, while the German became the first Reds boss to lose his 300th match since Bill Shankly in 1965.

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Rodgers became the first former Liverpool manager to beat the Reds in the Premier League since Roy Hodgson did so with West Brom in April 2012.

Liverpool have conceded seven goals in their past two Premier League games, as many as they had in their previous 10. The Reds have conceded 32 goals in 24 league games this season, just one fewer than they did in the whole of 2019-20.

Only against Arsenal (11) has Vardy scored more Premier League goals than he has against Liverpool (eight).

Maddison has been involved in eight goals in his past nine Premier League games, scoring four and assisting four.

Barnes has scored more Premier League goals (eight) than any other English midfielder this season.

Salah became the first player to score 10 away goals in the Premier League this season.

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