Liverpool player ratings vs Leicester: Gerrard stands out, youngster Manquillo struggles

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We rate Liverpool's players's performances in their 3-1 win against Leicester City last night.

Simon Mignolet - 4

The Liverpool 'keeper looks bereft of confidence after a string of errors in recent matches. The Belgian was nervy throughout and was fortunate his errors weren't punished. Although there was little he could do with his own-goal, one misplaced kick in the first-half, which Estaban Cambiasso should have scored from, was particularly memorable. 

Glen Johnson - 6

Didn't offer too much going forward, but dealt with Leicester City's attacking threat well. A solid display. 

Kolo Toure - 6 

Looks far more stable than Dejan Lovren has at the heart of the Reds' defence. This wasn't his biggest challenge, but he still coped well. 

Martin Skrtel - 6

A steady showing, Skrtel was relatively untroubled by either of Leicester's strikers. 

Javier Manquillo - 4

Substituted at half-time after struggling to cope in the first-half of the match. 

Lucas - 7 

The Brazilian is starting to become one of the Reds' most efficient performers. Happy to do the unsung parts of the game, Lucas provided good protection to what has been a shaky backline so far this season. 

Jordan Henderson - 7

Full of energy, as always, Henderson's pressing enabled Liverpool to win the midfield battle. His goal at the end was well taken. 

Steven Gerrard - 8

After being put under increasing pressure, Gerrard answered his critics in style. Played in a more advanced position, the experienced midfielder was at the heart of everything good his side did and his goal was reward for a man-of-the-match performance. 

Raheem Sterling - 6

Nothing really came off for Sterling, despite him being a constant outlet for the side. 

Adam Lallana - 7

Showed great finishing prowess to score his side's first goal of the match. Lallana seems to be growing into an important player at Anfield and would have been happy with his performance last night. 

Rickie Lambert - 6

Relatively effective performance, even if he never really looked like scoring himself. Lambert seems a better option than Mario Balotelli at this current moment in time. 

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