The 34-year-old pounced on a fumbled clearance by Wes Morgan to stroke in the winner for the Reds after Adam Lallana cancelled out a Simon Mignolet own goal opener
Steven Gerrard marked his return to the starting XI with a crucial goal as Liverpool defeated 10-man Leicester City to move into the top half of the Premier League.
The hosts took the lead on 22 minutes when Leonardo Ulloa’s shot found the back of the net via the post and the back of Simon Mignolet, but Adam Lallana pounced to bring the visitors level four minutes later.
And amid speculation over whether he will sign a new contract at Anfield, Gerrard slotted in on 54 minutes after a fumbled clearance from Wes Morgan, who later saw red for a cynical foul, and Jordan Henderson added an easy third late on after an error from Kasper Schmeichel.
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