James Milner on his pressure penalty against Leicester City.

  • Liverpool midfielder expressed his delight after win over Foxes.

  • Milner's focus helped him convert a stoppage-time penalty against Leicester City.


James Milner was pleased Liverpool continued their winning streak with a 2-1 win against Brendan Rodgers’ Foxes on Saturday afternoon.


The midfielder’s focus helped him score the winning goal from the penalty spot after Sadio Mane’s first-half opener was cancelled out by James Maddison in the 80th minute.


And after the game at Anfield, Milner – who had to wait for a VAR review to check for the challenge by Marc Albrighton on Mane for the penalty, told Liverpoolfc.com about the pressure felt before putting the ball into the net.



“Tough obviously, I was just trying to stay calm in that situation and concentrate on what I was going to do,” he said.


“There was a bit of a wait. I was just trying to concentrate on what was going to happen.


“The first thing was whether it was going to be given or not, that’s obviously a new experience because normally it’s a penalty or not. So that was different, but I was just trying to stay calm and concentrate on what I was going to do.


“We’re just delighted to get the win; it was always going to be tough, they’re a good team. We looked pretty tired in the second half but we found a way to win again. It shows the character of the squad.”



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