Emre Can was left on the bench during Liverpool’s 3-1 victory at the King Power Stadium against Leicester City.
Leicester City led when Leonardo Ulloa’s shot hit the post, then bounced off the back of keeper Simon Mignolet’s head.
The Reds equalised as Adam Lallana netted after Rickie Lambert’s knock down.
Club captain Steven Gerrard slotted in from a poor Wes Morgan clearance and Jordan Henderson sealed a deserved Liverpool win.
The Germany U21 international has been left out of Liverpool’s starting XI for their past three games.
Can moved to Liverpool on a £9.75m deal from Bundesliga outfit Bayer Leverkusen this summer.