Liverpool defeated Leicester City 2-1 on Saturday.
Liverpool overcame Leicester City courtesy of a brace from Mohamed Salah on Saturday, the Egyptian international cancelling out Jamie Vardy's third-minute opener, but he was not the only Reds player who impressed.
As well as some fine showings at the back, with Joe Gomez and Andrew Robertson particularly impressive, experienced midfielder James Milner also did his bit, providing an assist against the Foxes and leading by example as the skipper on the day.
Liverpool's win means they are right back in the race to challenge all but runaway leaders Manchester City, and it will be interesting to see how Reds boss Jurgen Klopp approaches the January transfer window having already tied up a deal for Southampton's Virgil van Dijk.
Milner has featured 108 times for Liverpool to date, scoring 14 goals and providing 26 assists in the process and, while he is not every Reds fan's cup of tea, he can always be relied upon to do a job no matter where he is asked to play.
Next up for Liverpool is a trip to Burnley on New Year's Day and they could move ahead of third-placed Manchester United if results go their way.
After the game against Leicester, we took to Twitter to see what Liverpool fans thought of Milner's performance and you can read a selection of what we found below:
Milner really doesn't get the respect he deserves from Liverpool fans...— Drew (@LFC_Drew) December 31, 2017
Milner was good today..— Nac (@DzLfc_) December 31, 2017
Can / Milner is a combination I never want to see again. #lfc— Max Holden (@formbymax) December 30, 2017
Milner and can looked awful but can is gone and Milner will hopefully buck his ideas up and start performing again normal one of our solid players— Simplyfirmino (@Simplyfirmino9) December 30, 2017
I agree but even in a dominant display ya good see we need that dominat tough tackler in midfield who can break down there play and get ours started Can and Milner are no were near the level Liverpool need but so pleased the way we kept going that would of been a draw or a lose— Ste (@renichorn78) December 30, 2017
Way too many #LFC fans slating Can & Milner today. Both were superb 2nd half in particular.— Liam Leonard (@liam18581) December 30, 2017
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