Leicester City played out a 2-2 draw with Burnley on Saturday. Burnley had gone 2-1 up, thanks to Maxwell Cornet before Vardy snatched a point at the closing stages. Iheanacho started the game on the bench and was introduced in the 62th minute. The Nigerian international provided the assist for the Foxes' second goal, and his presence made the Foxes' attack unpredictable.
Kelechi Iheanacho, the Super Eagles forward has established himself to be the main man in the Leicester City front square in the last campaign. He has been outstanding for the Foxes in both home and away games. It's shocking how Brendan Rodgers has been playing him from the bench this season.
Super Eagles of Nigeria duo Wilfried Onyinye Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho were in action for English Premier League giants Leicester City football club on Saturday evening, as they played out a 2-2 draw against Burnley FC. Coach Brendan Rodgers decided to give the duo another playing time, following their impressive performances in their 2-0 victory over Millwall FC in the League Cup on Wednesday, and they were outstanding again for the team.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's UEFA Champions League defeat by Young Boys has mounted pressure on his stay as United manager. The Norwegian boss who lacks experience and tactics has managed a team like Manchester United for over three years without silverware to show. Fans are now frustrated and are calling for the manager to be sacked with immediate effect.
There are some English Premier League players who have been outstandingly good and are of world-class statuses but are not receiving the hypes like big club players. The perceived major reason behind this underestimation is because they are not playing for the highly acclaimed 'Big Six' Clubs like Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United, etc.
Leicester will welcome Manchester City to the King Power Stadium when the English Premier League resumes at the weekend. There was no league action last weekend due to the international break. One of the league fixtures to look forward to is the game between the two sides which promises to be interesting as Manchester City looks to revenge their Community Shield defeat to Leicester.
Nigerian duo Kelechi Iheanacho and Ademola Lookman were the hero for English Premier League giants Leicester City football club on Wednesday night, as they both scored in their team's 2-0 victory over Millwall football club in the Carabao Cup. Kelechi Iheanacho was exceptional for the Foxes last season, and he was able to score a lot of goals for the team to guide them to the 5th spot of the English Premier League table.
LEI 2:2 BUR: Iheanacho has clearly shown Brendan Rodgers why he needs to always start for the Foxes.
Jamie Vardy scored brace as Leicester City drew 2:2 against Burnley at the King Power Stadium today. The Leicester City forward scored in the 37th and 85th minutes to rescue a point for the Foxes. Burnley took a 2:1 lead in the first half. Jamie Vardy's own goal in the 12th minutes put the visitors ahead, but Vardy got the equalizer for the host in the 37th minutes.
Just like the Champions League returned for the 20211/22 season, the Europa League has also returned and Yesterday 15 first round group stage games were played. below are the results from the 15 games. One of the star games of the Night was the four goal thriller between Leicester City of England and Napoli of Italy.
Leicester City are gifted with a lot of talented players and that is why most of the time their star players don't play together with each other due to limited slots in the team. That is why though they are both talented, unfortunately Kelechi Iheanacho and Jamie Vardy do not often play together in the same game because the coach, Brendan Rodgers mostly plays one of them and benches the other one, though both of them are the recognized strikers in the team at the moment.
Nigerian fans are smiling to the Bank after their darling Super Eagles started the World Cup Qualification on an excellent note. The Super Eagles dispatched Liberia and Cape Verde Islands in Group C games. They have six points from two games. With international break now over, Ademetan Abayomi takes a look at five players who impressed for Nigeria.
The UEFA Europa League made a welcome return on Thursday and Leicester City vs Napoli was the standout fixture. We take a look at how the Nigerian Strikers fared on Match Day One. 3. Kelechi Iheanacho (Rating 7/10) Kelechi Iheanacho provided the assist for Leicester City's second goal as they were held to a 2-2 against Napoli at the King Power Stadium.
Photo Credit: Getty Images The City manager recently suggested that he may quit when his contract expires in 2023, but who might take his place? As we all know, no manager can match Guardiola's achievements, so it'll be intriguing to watch how the club handles the situation.
Super Eagles of Nigeria forward, Kelechi Ịheanachọ has been having a difficult time at Leicester City this season as he's yet to start a game for the Foxes until yesterday when they played their first game of the UEFA Europa league campaign against Napoli. Brendan Rodgers has so far left out Kelechi Ịheanachọ from the club's starting XI this season despite his terrific run of form for his side at the end of the last campaign.
Manchester City will be looking to avenge their Community Shield loss when they face Leicester City today at the Kings Power Stadium. Photo credit: Sports Co The match promises to be a very exciting one as both teams have a lot of quality players in their fold. In this article, we'll be looking at possible lineups for both sides.
After an entertaining and busy international window which saw players star in action for their various countries, league football returns in earnest this weekend and we have put together the top six Nigerian players who could light up Europe. Wilfred Ndidi - Leicester City Leicester City host Manchester City in a game which the Super Eagles midfielder is expected to be part of.
After Victor Osimhen scored twice against his team in Thursday's Europa League match at the King Power Stadium, Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers praised the attacker. Ayoze Perez and Harvey Barnes scored for the Foxes to take a 2-0 lead in the encounter. Osimhen, on the other hand, scored a brace to give Napoli a point in the encounter.
By Femi Fasetire The Nigerian-born attackers have gained sweet words from their respective coaches in the English Premier League, as Arsenal’s Mikel Arteta assessed Folarin Balogun in glowing terms, while Leicester City’s Brendan Rodgers reeled lyrical over Ademola Lookman. However, both coaches took different angles and dimensions in reeling out their early verdicts about both players, with Arteta choosing to be coy over Balogun, while Rodgers went no-holds-barred for Lookman.
Osimhen was a doubt for the game against Brendan Rodgers’ men following a knock suffered during Napoli's 2-1 victory against Juventus in a Serie A fixture at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium. Notwithstanding, he overcame the injury setback to get Luciano Spalletti’s nod to start alongside Lorenzo Insigne and Hirving Lozano.
Under Solskjaer's management, Manchester United are still an unstable and frustrating team. After achieving good results in the game against Newcastle United, poor performance in the Champions League against the youth team led to a devastating defeat. Solskjaer was tested again. His management in the game continued to confuse the fans.