FT: Liverpool 2-0 Leicester City; Brace from Jota earns Reds the three points; Wolves 0-1 Arsenal; Gabriel gifts Gunners precious away victory as Martinelli sees RED

That’s all folks! Many thanks for having been with us all evening on our LIVE Premier League coverage, see you next time…Bye!

Elsewhere at the Molineux, Arsenal returned to winning ways following a tight 1-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers. The victory further enhances the Gunners push for a Champions League spot but the downside of a great evening is the sending off of striker Gabriel Martinelli.

After tonight’s round of Premier League action, Liverpool earn a 2-0 home win against struggling Leicester City courtesy of a brace from Diogo Jota to reduce the deficit between themselves and leaders Manchester City to nine points, with a game in hand. Jota has now scored 17 goals this season.

FULL-TIME AT ANFIELD: Liverpool 2-0 Leicester City

FULL-TIME AT THE MOLINEUX: Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-1 Arsenal

87′ MIN: The Reds double their lead and it’s Diogo Jota again. The Portuguese frontman makes sure of the points, ably assisted by Joel Matip.

GOOOAAAALLL!!! Liverpool 2-0 Leicester City (D. Jota)

RED CARD FOR ARSENAL!!! The Gunners have been reduced to ten men. Gabriel Martinelli sees a second yellow card in the hand of referee Michael Oliver and since it’s a second booking, a red ultimately follows and the Brazilian gets his marching orders.

SECOND HALF UNDERWAY AT ANFIELD: Liverpool 1-0 Leicester City

SECOND HALF UNDERWAY AT THE MOLINEUX: Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-1 Arsenal

HALF-TIME AT ANFIELD: Liverpool 1-0 Leicester City

HALF-TIME AT THE MOLINEUX: Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-1 Arsenal

34′ MIN: Virgil van Dijk’s header from a corner is palmed away by Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, but Diogo Jota is there to slot the ball home from close range.

GOOOOAAALLLL!!! Liverpool 1-0 Leicester City (D. Jota)

25′ MIN:  Alexandre Lacazette plays a simple square pass into the feet of Gabriel in the box, who composes himself and lashes the ball low into the middle of the goal.

GOOOAAALLLL!!! Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-1 Arsenal (Gabriel)

KICK-OFF AT THE MOLINEUX: Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-0 Arsenal

KICK-OFF AT ANFIELD: Liverpool 0-0 Leicester City

Gunners gaffer Mikel Arteta has named the returning Thomas Partey after his suspension, Bukayo Saka starts while Alexander Lacazette and Gabriel Martinelli will lead the line for the North London side.

Elsewhere in our second feature match for tonight, Wolverhampton Wanderers will be hoping to continue their impressive form when they welcome the Gunners at the Molineux.

Meanwhile, England right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold is set to make his 150th Premier League appearance.

As for the Foxes, coach Brendan Rogers has fielded a squad he believes will earn a positive result against Liverpool.

Reds manager Jurgen Klopp has named winter transfer signing Diaz in his starting line-up while star forward Mo Salah is in the squad but among the substitutes.

Tonight’s set of fixtures look tantalizing on paper and if we take into account the excitement we witnessed on Wednesday night, then we are in for a treat. Action on Wednesday saw Aston Villa play out an entertaining 3-3 draw at Villa Park, Norwich City earned a 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace, league leaders Manchester City saw off Brentford 2-0 at the Etihad while Tottenham Hotspurs lost 2-3 at home to Southampton.

Good evening soccer fans! It is another night of Premier League action and you are welcome to Apex Football’s LIVE coverage of the double-header between Liverpool and Leicester City set to take place at Anfield and Wolverhampton Wanderers against Arsenal at the Molineux.

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