Premier League: Liverpool Extend Lead With Late Win

Premier League leaders Liverpool have extended their lead at the top of the table following the late win recorded against Leicester City in their league clash earlier on Saturday.

Liverpool have an eight-point lead over nearest challengers and defending champions Manchester City after the slim victory over the Foxes at Anfield.

The Reds needed an injury time penalty from James Milner to get the three maximum points at stake against the Foxes in the week eight Premier League clash.

James Milner stepped up to give Liverpool all the points from the spot after Leicester City substitute Marc Albrighton was adjudged to have brought down Sadio Mane in the box.

The late penalty gave Liverpool a 2-1 win over Leicester City who started the weekend in third position on the Premier League table.

Liverpool had earlier taken the lead through the aforementioned Mane off an assist from James Milner.

The Sadio Mane goal came just before the end of the first half.

Leicester City midfielder James Maddison recovered from injury to take his place in the team and he was responsible for the equalizer before the late James Milner penalty handed the hosts the points.

Liverpool have now won the last 17 games in the league dating back to last season.

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