LEICESTER. Leicester City defeats Leeds United with a 2-0 win with an own goal from R. Koch (17′) and a goal from H. Barnes (35′).
The match was played at the King Power Stadium stadium in Leicester on Thursday and it started at 8:15 pm local time. In the presence of 30,814 spectators. The referee was Peter Bankes with the assistance of Edward Smart and Nick Greenhalgh. The 4th official was Robert Jones. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 12.1 degrees Celsius or 53.69 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 92%.
There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Leicester City was in possession of the ball for 47% of the time vs. Leeds United that controlled the ball for 53% of the time.
Leicester City was more aggressive with 41 dangerous attacks and 5 shots of which 1 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Leicester City won the match.
Leicester City shot 5 times, 1 on target, 4 off target. On the opposite side, Leeds United shot 14 times, 2 on target, 12 off target.
Leicester City received 2 yellow cards (B. Soumare and Y. Tielemans). On the other side, Leeds United received 1 yellow card (R. Koch).
After this match, Leicester City will have 5 points to stay in the 20th place. On the opposite side, Leeds United will stay with 9 points like Aston Villa and Wolverhampton Wanderers to stay in the 16th place.
R. Koch (OG)
Leeds United will host Fulham on the 23rd of October with a 4-3 head to head record in favor of Leeds United (5 draws).
Leicester City: Formation and Lineups
Leicester City started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).
The manager Brendan Rodgers chose to play with the following team: Danny Ward , Timothy Castagne , Daniel Amartey , Wout Faes , James Justin , Boubakary Soumaré , Dennis Praet , Youri Tielemans , Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall , Harvey Barnes and Jamie Vardy .
Leicester City made 4 changes: J. Vardy for P. Daka (64′), B. Soumare for N. Mendy (65′), D. Praet for A. Perez (71′) and H. Barnes for K. Iheanacho (86′).
Top player: Wout Faes
Probably the most impressive player in Leicester City was Wout Faes even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 65 passes (84% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 13.
Leeds United: Formation and Lineups
Leeds United started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
On the other side, Jesse Marsch played with: Illan Meslier , Rasmus Kristensen , Robin Koch , Diego Llorente , Junior Firpo , Tyler Adams , Marc Roca , Crysencio Summerville , Brenden Aaronson , Luis Sinisterra and Patrick Bamford .
Leeds United made 5 changes: M. Roca for Rodrigo (46′), R. Koch for L. Cooper (46′), P. Bamford for J. Harrison (65′), L. Sinisterra for J. Gelhardt (75′) and J. Firpo for M. Klich (82′).
Top player: Brenden Aaronson
Probably the most impressive player in Leeds United was Brenden Aaronson.
His rating iswith 35 passes (74% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 11 duels out of 13. He performed 4 crosses.
Results of the day
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