Alisson: Liverpool-Leicester game vital in title bid

playEXCLUSIVE: Alisson wants focus on Leicester, not title shot (0:41)Alisson Becker says Liverpool must be focused and ready when they face Leicester City. (0:41)6:12 AM ETMark OgdenSenior Writer, ESPN FC Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker has told ESPN that Thursday’s Premier League clash with Leicester City marks a “decisive moment” in the club’s attempt to end…

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EXCLUSIVE: Alisson desires center of attention on Leicester, now not name shot (0: 41)

Alisson Becker says Liverpool should be centered and able after they face Leicester Town. (0: 41)

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    Mark OgdenSenior Creator, ESPN FC

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker has informed ESPN that Thursday’s Premier League conflict with Leicester Town marks a “decisive second” within the membership’s try to finish its 30-year wait to transform champions of England.

Whilst second-placed Leicester misplaced at Manchester Town to stay 10 issues in the back of Jurgen Klopp’s league leaders, Liverpool claimed a 3rd primary trophy in 2019 through beating Flamengo within the FIFA Membership Global Cup ultimate in Qatar.

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Some other victory at Leicester would see Liverpool stretch their lead over Brendan Rodgers’ crew to 13 issues, having performed one recreation fewer.

And Alisson, ranked the No. 1 goalkeeper in ESPN FC 100, informed ESPN that Liverpool are actually in a key duration in their name problem.

“There is a large second and decisive second arriving for us within the Premier League and you wish to have to stick centered at the second,” he stated. “You can’t suppose at the lengthy [term].

“You simply wish to search for what you could have in entrance of you not to omit the instant, not to omit the probabilities that you’ve got. If you wish to win the Premier League, you wish to have to check out to win each and every recreation and I feel towards Leicester would be the similar.

“They have got an ideal crew. They’re in a just right second and we simply wish to give our absolute best at the pitch to check out to overcome them.”

Liverpool’s name drought dates again to 1990 and their failure to boost the Premier League trophy is a matter that Klopp and his avid gamers are determined to finish this season.

And Alisson, who arrived from AS Roma in the summertime of 2018, stated that Liverpool supporters are reminding the avid gamers of the wish to win the league name at each and every alternative.

“Needless to say,” he added. “I feel all of the avid gamers, all of the individuals who paintings within the membership are being attentive to that as a result of this might be large for the enthusiasts.

“It could be large for us. We understand how tricky it’s to win the Premier League.

“Closing season we have been just about one level in in the back of and sure, we can attempt to do our absolute best to make that occur.”