Scotland Premiership

Okazaki inspires Leicester win over Liverpool in League Cup

Shinji Okazaki inspired Leicester's second-half turnaround in a 2-0 win over Liverpool in the English League Cup on Tuesday, the latest disappointing result in a tough month for Juergen Klopp's team.

The Japan forward came on as a 53rd-minute substitute, scored 12 minutes later with a deflected shot, and then laid the ball on for Islam Slimani to drive home a stunning second goal in the third-round match at the King Power stadium.

Liverpool had dominated the first half, with Philippe Coutinho orchestrating the attacks from midfield, but the visitors struggled after the Brazil playmaker was substituted at halftime.