Kolo Toure urges similar approach from Liverpool against Leicester as earlier on this season

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Toure wants a similar performance to the one that saw Liverpool win over Leicester at Anfield over Christmas.

Liverpool defender Kolo Toure has urged the side to approach tonight's game with Leicester City in a similar way they did in the reverse fixture at Anfield on Boxing Day.

The Reds were 1-0 winners over the festive period thanks to a second half strike from Christian Benteke where Liverpool controlled proceedings, and Toure believes that was because the Reds stamped their authority on the game early on.

He told the official Liverpool website: "It's very important to show them from the first challenge, the first minute, today will not be their day.

"That's what we did last time we played against them at home. This game is at their place and we know they will have the fans with them, it's a different approach.

"But we want the three points and we will fight for them."

The task of victory for the Reds tonight is made that bit harder with Leicester continuing their fairytale story as they remain top of the Premier League.

Liverpool find themselves 13 points behind the league leaders and are eight points behind the fourth-place side and the Champions League places, the Reds ought to win to keep their hopes of the top four alive.

But Toure is keen for the side to focus on taking each game as it comes, adding: "We give everything we've got, we fight for every ball, try to win that, and think about the next one.

"We can't look at the 15 games coming, just take it game by game and give 100 per cent on the day."

It's hard to predict which Liverpool side will turn up for their games at the moment, such is their inconsistency, so taking each game as it comes is probably the right move for the Reds - just try and beat the opposition that has been put in front of them, count the points up at the end of the campaign and then worry about the what the league position means for them.

One gets the feeling that no-one will be particularly surprised about any result that will emerge from the King Power Stadium.

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