Liverpool returned to winning ways following back-to-back defeats as they beat Brighton and Hove Albion 1-0 in the Premier League on Saturday.
After a frustrating first half, it was Liverpool who broke the deadlock through Mohamed Salah from the penalty spot on 50 minutes after he was fouled inside the box.
It was his 14th Premier League goal, on level with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Harry Kane.
Liverpool temporarily go seven points clear ahead of second place Manchester City who will host Wolverhampton Wanderers on Monday.
Brighton have now lost their last seven matches against Liverpool in all competitions, including all four Premier League matches.
Nigerian defender Leon Balogun was an unused substitute for Brighton.
At the King Power Stadium, Nigerian star Wilfred Ndidi was on target but it was not enough as Leicester lost 2-1 to 10-man Southampton.
Ndidi scored in the 58th to make it 2-1 after James Ward Prowse (11th penalty) and Shane Long (45+2) had put Southampton 2-0 ahead in the first half.
Kelechi Iheanacho was not in action for Leicester as he was an unused substitute for Leicester.
Other results saw Burnley beat struggling Fulham 2-1, Watford edged Crystal Palace 2-1, and Cardiff played 0-0 against Huddersfield.
In the early kick-off, Arsenal’s top four hopes suffered a setback as they lost 1-0 away to West Ham United.
Academy graduate Declan Rice, 19, scored his first ever goal for West Ham off an assist from former Arsenal star Samir Nasri.
It was West Ham’s first league win at home against Arsenal since a 1-0 victory in 2006.
Brighton 0 vs 1 Liverpool
Burnley 2 vs 1 Fulham
Cardiff 0 vs 0 Huddersfieldg
Leicester 1 vs 2 Southampton
Crystal Palace 1 vs 2 Watford
West 1-0 Arsenal