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Southampton Makes Way For Leicester City To Reach FA Cup Final On May 15

Leicester City defeated Southampton with a narrow margin of 1 goal but it booked a slot in the FA Cup final where The Foxes will play with Chelsea. The final match will be played on May 15 at Wembley. Chelsea has already reached the FA Cup final by defeating Manchester City with 1-0 in the other semi-final on Saturday.

Who scored the only goal for Leicester City?

Kelechi Iheanacho was the only goal scorer of the match, but only in the second half of the match. The Foxes have never won FA Cup but this time they have better chances to win the cup. They played well in the semi-final and won the match.

Jamie Vardy made a superb attempt at the goal but failed to make the mark as his shot was far wide of the goal post. He was caught behind the Saints defense when he took the shot that looked hurried. But he was instrumental in making the only goal of the match.

How Kelechi Iheanacho scored the goal?

It was a bit of luck and assistant by Jamie Vardy that Kelechi … Read the rest

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Leicester City V/S Southampton: Jonny Evans Received The Highest Ratings

Leicester City went a step ahead in the Premier League title race after defeating Southampton in a close competition on Saturday. The City recorded an impressive win of 2-0 over the Saints that pushed the City all the way.

Here’s who played how in the game and their ratings

Kasper Schmeichel (8): Seen in his best form, he denied any chance to Adams, Bertrand, and Smallbone despite their good positioning and strong hands.

Timothy Castagne (5): He was at the advanced positions but played some poor balls. But it didn’t undermine his good off-the-ball run.

Wesley Fofana (4): He couldn’t keep control over his game resulting in Saint chances and finally a Yellow Card for which he was substituted within just 50 minutes into the game.

Jonny Evans (9): His game was crucial in thwarting Saint chances. His good clearances made it difficult for Southampton to look for opportunities.

James Justin (7): Lost possession early into the game, he made a quick comeback and became instrumental in thwarting the twin threat of Walcott and Walker-Peters.

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UEFA Champions League: Atalanta Joins The List Of Debutant Quarter-Finalists

Atalanta is the latest in joining the select list of debutants reaching the last eight in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals. And here are the other clubs that made to the UEFA Champions League on their first entry in the European Cup.

Leicester City: 2016/17 quarter-finalists

The cup won the Premier League title in 2015/16 and it kept its squad intact for the European cup. It was the fourth European campaign for the club. In the earlier three attempts, it didn’t go after the first round.

Málaga: 2012/13 quarter-finals

The club received the fourth-place finish in the 2011/12 Liga but a subsequent budget cut stripped the team of players like Santi Cazorla and Nacho Monreal ahead of the 2012/13 campaign.

Villarreal: 2005/06 semi-finals

It was Pellegrini that lifted the fortunes of the club in 2004 and also during the UEFA Cup quarter-finals. The club continued to be European regulars but Pellegrini moved on leaving the club to fight alone in 2011/12.

Deportivo La Coruña: 2000/01 quarter-finals

The club was one of the top Spanish clubs during 1990s and 1999/2000. During this time, it also won … Read the rest