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LEI 4-2 MUN: Why Iheanacho's Impact Should Change Brendan Rodgers Attacking Setup

Kelechi Iheanacho grabbed an assist In Leicester City's 4-2 victory against Manchester United on Saturday afternoon.

The Nigerian international was heavily involved in his team's attacking build-up play and his work rate was also impressive. Iheanacho's pressing forced Harry Maguire into an error, which led to Your Tielemans goal.

This was Iheanacho's second start in the Premier League this season and no doubt the team looks better with him in it. Iheanacho has now produced a goal and an assist in his two Premier League starts this season.

In his last four games for Leicester City in all competitions, Iheanacho has produced an attacking return and his impact on the team should change Brendan Rodgers' attacking plans. Last season, Iheanacho played a huge part in Leicester City's success. The Nigerian international led the Foxes attack alongside Jamie Vardy in Brendan Rodgers' 3-5-2 formation.

This season, Brendan Rodgers reverted to a 4-5-1 formation which saw Kelechi Iheanacho dropped to the bench with Jamie Vardy being the preferred striker. However, Leicester City have struggled for goals in this setup and Iheanacho has always made an impact whenever he comes off the bench.

In Saturday's victory over Manchester United, Brendan Rodgers reverted to a 3-5-2 formation and his team excelled in it as Jamie Vardy and Iheanacho showed good understanding upfront.

Conclusion: Given Leicester City are much better a 3-5-2 formation with Jamie Vardy and Iheanacho leading the attack, Brendan Rodgers should stick to his formation to get the best out of the team.

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