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Mauricio Pochettino’s substitutes earn Chelsea wild FA Cup win over Leicester

Posted Sunday, March 17, 2024 by PA29 hits

Chelsea needed stoppage-time goals from substitutes Carney Chukwuemeka and Noni Madueke to edge past 10-man Leicester 4-2 in a wild FA Cup quarter-final at Stamford Bridge.Mauricio Pochettino’s side led 2-0 before the visitors stormed back to level, but a glorious flick from the excellent Cole Palmer set up Chukwuemeka to slot the ball into the corner to put Chelsea 3-2 up before Madueke g...Full Story »

Enzo Maresca happy with Leicester as they dig in to take a point at Hull

Posted Sunday, March 10, 2024 by PA11 hits

Enzo Maresca saluted the character of his side after Leicester battled back to earn a 2-2 at Hull.Jamie Vardy scored a brace as the Sky Bet Championship league leaders twice came from behind to earn a valuable point at the MKM Stadium.Maresca – whose side are now three points clear of second-placed Leeds – said: “It was a tough game, as we expected.“They are a very good t...Full Story »

Enzo Maresca knows Jamie Vardy is ‘so important’ for Leicester

Posted Wednesday, March 06, 2024 by PA20 hits

Leicester boss Enzo Maresca has told veteran striker Jamie Vardy he has a key role to play as the Sky Bet Championship leaders edge their way back towards the Premier League.The 37-year-old scored the only goal in a 1-0 win at Sunderland on Tuesday evening which ended the Foxes’ three-game losing streak in the league and maintained their three-point advantage over second-placed Ipswich.Ask...Full Story »

Leif Davis nets winner as Ipswich beat Bristol City to keep pace with Leicester

Posted Wednesday, March 06, 2024 by PA11 hits

A late goal from Leif Davis ensured Ipswich kept pace with league leaders Leicester after coming from behind to beat Bristol City 3-2.All five goals came in a frantic second half, with the Robins taking the lead through Anis Mehmeti only for substitute Ali Al-Hamadi to equalise.Tommy Conway’s header put City back in front but Conor Chaplin drew the teams level with a header from a free-kic...Full Story »

Jamie Vardy winner gets Leicester back on track

Posted Wednesday, March 06, 2024 by PA13 hits

Jamie Vardy’s 13th goal of the season proved unlucky for Sunderland as Leicester ended their losing streak to strengthen their Sky Bet Championship title hopes.The 37-year-old’s first-half header was enough to secure a 1-0 win at the Stadium of Light, although it took a fine save by goalkeeper Mads Hermansen to deny Trai Hume a spectacular equaliser and condemn his team to a fifth su...Full Story »

Enzo Maresca says Leicester must be mentally strong after third successive loss

Posted Sunday, March 03, 2024 by PA16 hits

Leicester manager Enzo Maresca said his team will need to be mentally strong after losing the last three Championship games and seeing their lead at the top of the table cut to just three points.QPR produced a shock result at the King Power Stadium as goals from Ilias Chair and Sinclair Armstrong earned them a 2-1 win that boosts their hopes of avoiding relegation.Leicester pulled a back through...Full Story »

Leicester lead cut to three points as relegation-threatened QPR claim shock win

Posted Sunday, March 03, 2024 by PA22 hits

Leicester’s lead at the top of the Championship has been cut to just three points with 11 games to go after relegation-threatened QPR claimed a surprise 2-1 victory at the King Power Stadium.Goals from Ilias Chair and substitute Sinclair Armstrong – who scored with his first touch after coming on just before the hour – earned improving Rangers their third successive victory.The...Full Story »

Championship leaders Leicester stun Bournemouth to reach FA Cup quarter-finals

Posted Wednesday, February 28, 2024 by PA13 hits

Substitute Abdul Fatawu scored a stunning extra-time winner as Bournemouth lost 1-0 at home to Sky Bet Championship leaders Leicester.Fatawu collected Kelechi Iheanacho’s pass on the edge of the penalty area before bending a powerful left-foot shot into the top corner to send the Foxes into the quarter-finals.Leicester made nine changes from the side beaten at home by promotion rivals Leed...Full Story »

Daniel Farke hails feelgood factor at Leeds after late comeback stuns Leicester

Posted Saturday, February 24, 2024 by PA14 hits

Leeds boss Daniel Farke said the feelgood factor was more important than club records after three late goals sealed his side a 3-1 home win over promotion rivals Leicester.Connor Roberts, Archie Gray and Patrick Bamford all struck for Leeds in the final 10 minutes after Wout Faes’ first-half header had given Championship leaders Leicester a deserved lead.Farke’s side equalled a 92-ye...Full Story »

Leeds’ comeback win over Leicester throws Championship title race wide open

Posted Saturday, February 24, 2024 by PA13 hits

Leeds struck three late goals at a bouncing Elland Road to beat Leicester 3-1 and throw the Sky Bet Championship title race wide open.Leicester appeared to be tightening their grip on top spot after Wout Faes’ first-half header, but Leeds hit back in a roaring finish with goals from Connor Roberts, Archie Gray and Patrick Bamford.Daniel Farke’s side equalled a club-record nine straig...Full Story »

The spirit was incredible – Michael Carrick hails Boro after Leicester win

Posted Sunday, February 18, 2024 by PA12 hits

Michael Carrick praised Middlesbrough’s incredible spirit after an impressive 2-1 victory at Championship leaders Leicester ended a four-game winless run.Boro completed a league double over the Foxes after Finn Azaz produced a cool finish into the top left corner from Lewis O’Brien’s square pass to break the deadlock in the 24th minute before Samuel Silvera powered home to doub...Full Story »

Enzo Maresca refuses to accept that Leicester’s promotion is inevitable

Posted Wednesday, February 14, 2024 by PA12 hits

Leicester manager Enzo Maresca refuses to accept that his side are all-but promoted.A 2-0 win against Sheffield Wednesday at King Power Stadium moved the Foxes 14 points clear of third-placed Southampton.It looks to be only a matter of time before Maresca’s side confirm their return to the Premier League at the first time of asking.But the Italian coach does not see it that way and warned ...Full Story »

Jamie Vardy impresses for Leicester against his boyhood club

Posted Wednesday, February 14, 2024 by PA12 hits

Leicester strengthened their position at the top of the Sky Bet Championship as captain Jamie Vardy scored against his boyhood club in a 2-0 victory over Sheffield Wednesday at King Power Stadium.Enzo Maresca’s side had the game won by half-time and are now 14 points clear of third-placed Southampton as they close in on promotion back to the Premier League.Vardy, who was released by the Ow...Full Story »

Enzo Maresca hails ‘complete performance’ from Leicester in win at Watford

Posted Sunday, February 11, 2024 by PA13 hits

Enzo Maresca said his Leicester side delivered a “complete performance” following a 2-1 victory at Watford that maintained their 11-point lead at the top of the Sky Bet Championship.Patson Daka’s 10th-minute penalty and a 55th-minute effort from Ricardo Pereira appeared to have put Maresca’s team on course for a comfortable victory.But a mistake by Foxes midfielder Harry ...Full Story »

Patson Daka on target as Leicester maintain league lead with win at Watford

Posted Sunday, February 11, 2024 by PA14 hits

Patson Daka set Leicester on course for a 2-1 win against Watford at Vicarage Road that maintained their 11-point lead at the top of the Sky Bet Championship.But Enzo Maresca’s side were grateful for the cushion provided by Ricardo Pereira’s second-half strike after a Harry Winks mistake gifted Emmanuel Dennis the chance to fire up hopes of a Hornets comeback.Daka converted a 10th-mi...Full Story »

Boss Enzo Maresca brushes off fans’ criticism as Leicester march on

Posted Sunday, February 04, 2024 by PA15 hits

Leicester boss Enzo Maresca is content to ignore criticism from some Foxes fans after seeing his side move 11 points clear at the top of the Championship with a 5-0 demolition of Stoke.Doubles from Patson Daka and Jamie Vardy helped the visitors take another step toward an immediate return to the Premier League.Daka opened the scoring with a tap-in shortly before Kasey McAteer’s deflected ...Full Story »

Patson Daka and Jamie Vardy at the double as Leicester demolish sorry Stoke

Posted Sunday, February 04, 2024 by PA23 hits

Leicester extended their lead at the top of the Championship to 11 points with a thumping 5-0 victory at Stoke.Patson Daka and Jamie Vardy both scored twice, including a penalty each, to inspire the Foxes to a comprehensive victory.The in-form Daka opened the scoring and Kasey McAteer doubled the visitors’ advantage shortly before the half-hour mark.After the break a first penalty of the a...Full Story »

Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall’s Leicester future is a matter for the club – Enzo Maresca

Posted Wednesday, January 31, 2024 by PA15 hits

Leicester manager Enzo Maresca admitted he did not want Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall to leave, but said the player’s future was now a matter for the club.Dewsbury-Hall scored the opening goal after only three minutes as Leicester moved 10 points clear at the top of the Championship thanks to a 3-1 victory over Swansea.The midfielder is thought to be a January transfer target for Brighton, but Lei...Full Story »

Leicester ease past Swansea to move 10 points clear at top of Championship

Posted Wednesday, January 31, 2024 by PA15 hits

Leicester moved 10 points clear at the top of the Championship following a convincing 3-1 victory over Swansea.Enzo Maresca’s side took the lead through Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall after only three minutes.Dewsbury-Hall is believed to be a January transfer target for Brighton, but he showed no signs that the speculation was affecting his game.Leicester then missed a number of opportunities to pu...Full Story »

Enzo Maresca admits Leicester were ‘lucky’ at times during Birmingham FA Cup win

Posted Sunday, January 28, 2024 by PA26 hits

Enzo Maresca conceded Leicester rode their luck en route to booking their place in the fifth round of the FA Cup with a 3-0 win against Birmingham.Birmingham spurned a number of first-half chances before Foxes striker Jamie Vardy opened the scoring after 47 minutes with his first goal in over two months from Marc Albrighton’s cross.Yunus Akgun smashed his first Leicester goal into the top-...Full Story »

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