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Leicester beat Man City to win their second Community Shield title

Leicester city beat Premier League champions Manchester City to win the 2021 Community Shield at Wembley Stadium on Saturday, the second in the Foxes club history.

Kelechi Iheanacho  beat U.S. keeper Zack Steffen from the spot shortly before full-time to hand Brendan Rodger's men the win.

The victory was the second in a row at Wembley Stadium for the Foxes, who beat Tuchel's men by a lone goal in the May FA Cup final but finished fifth in the League.

Senior players for Man City were rested as Guardiola featured an unfamiliar lineup with five academy starlets in the squad, Sam Edozie and Cole Palmer starting.

Leicester, who suffered a major injury blow earlier in midweek when French defender Wesley Fofana  broke his leg in a club friendly, fielded their first team players with striker Jamie Vardy leading the attacking line.

Vardy came closest to scoring in the first half when his shot was pushed against the post by goalkeeper Zack Steffen just before the break.

With the game looking like it was heading for a shootout, Iheanacho got a foul on Man City defender Nathan Ake and the referee pointed to the spot before the Nigerian international converted the spot kick which led them to victory.

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Community Shield Kelechi Iheanacho Leicester Manchester City Sam Edozie


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