Merseyside giants Liverpool are undoubtedly the form team in European football after winning their last eight games in all competitions and Leeds United are the next opponents as the Reds try to make it nine wins on the bounce. The home game with Leeds United was rescheduled from the original date at the end of December after the visitors requested for a postponement of the Premier League fixture.

Liverpool made it five Premier League wins, one FA Cup win, one Carabao Cup win and one Champions League win to make it a total eight victories consecutively after the Norwich City game at the weekend in the Premier League. The Reds had to come from a goal down in the second half to beat the Canaries who are one of the teams fighting for survival at the foot of the table.

The Merseysiders rested their first-choice fullback for the visit of the Canaries in what was a crucial week for them. Manager JurgenKlopp left first-choice right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold out of the team, while first-choice left-back Andy Robertson was on the substitutes bench with the Liverpool boss having an eye on the Leeds United and Chelsea games.

Liverpool had earlier made it seven wins in all competitions when they beat Italian champions Inter Milan 2-0 away from home in the first leg of their Champions League round of 16 tie thanks to the late goals from substitute Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah. For the Norwich City clash, MilotRashica gave the Canaries the lead at the start of the second half after a goalless situation in the first half with his shot wrong-footing Alisson Becker in the Norwich City goal. The Reds thereafter scored three goals in 17 minutes to win the game and move within six points of leaders Manchester City in the race for the Premier League title this season. Mo Salah, new signing Luis Diaz added to the equaliser from Sadio Mane via a overhead kick to make it a comfortable win for Liverpool.

Liverpool will make it nine wins in a row with a win over Leeds United at Anfield on Wednesday night.

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