Premier League: Leicester City prevails over Norwich City 3-0

LEICESTER. Leicester City was eventually too strong for Norwich City.

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LEICESTER. Leicester City was in the end too good for Norwich City with the goal of J. Vardy (54′), J. Vardy (62′) and J. Maddison (70′). Leicester City was vastly superior ball possession (64%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the King Power Stadium stadium in Leicester on Wednesday and it started at 7:45 pm local time. In the presence of 38,092 spectators.​ The referee was Simon Hooper with the help of Scott Ledger and Derek Eaton. The 4th official was Jonathan Moss. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 10.7 degrees Celsius or 51.26 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 74%.​

Match Statistics

Leicester City was in firm control of the ball 64% while Norwich City was struggling with a 36% ball possession.

Leicester City was more aggressive with 61 dangerous attacks and 21 shots of which 8 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Leicester City won the match.

Leicester City shot 21 times, 8 on target, 13 off target. On the other side, Norwich City shot 9 times, 3 on target, 6 off target.

Cards

No yellow cards were issued to Leicester City. On the other side, No yellow cards were issued to Norwich City.

After this contest, Leicester City will have 42 points to stay in the 14th place. On the opposite side, Norwich City will stay with 21 points to stay in the 20th place.

Match Events

  • 46'
    46'

    N. Mendy

    A. Lookman

  • 54'
    54'

    J. Vardy

    H. Barnes

  • 59'
    59'

    J. Sorensen

    L. Rupp

  • 62'
    62'

    J. Vardy

  • 68'
    68'

    P. Placheta

    T. Springett

  • 68'
    68'

    J. Rowe

    M. Rashica

  • 70'
    70'

    J. Maddison

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Leicester City will play away against Watford on the 15th of May with a 15-9 head to head record in favor of Leicester City (4 draws).

Norwich City will play away with Wolverhampton Wanderers on the 15th of May with a 8-6 head to head in favor of Wolverhampton Wanderers (6 draws).

Leicester City: Formation and Lineups

Leicester City started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Brendan Rodgers chose to play with the following team: Kasper Schmeichel (7.6), Timothy Castagne (7.6), Daniel Amartey (6.8), Jonny Evans (7.3), James Justin (7.2), Youri Tielemans (8.0), Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall (7.2), Ademola Lookman (6.1), James Maddison (8.4), Harvey Barnes (7.5) and Jamie Vardy (8.1).

Substitutes

Leicester City made only 1 change substituting A. Lookman for N. Mendy (46′)​.

Top player: James Maddison

Probably the most impressive player in Leicester City was James Maddison.

His rating is (8.4) with 1 goal, 38 passes (86% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 10 duels out of 16. He performed 7 crosses.

Norwich City: Formation and Lineups

Norwich City started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the opposite side, Dean Smith played with: Angus Gunn (7.0), Max Aarons (6.8), Grant Hanley (7.1), Sam Byram (6.1), Dimitrios Giannoulis (6.6), Billy Gilmour (7.0), Pierre Lees Melou (6.9), Lukas Rupp (6.2), Tony Springett (6.6), Teemu Pukki (6.1) and Milot Rashica (7.0).

Substitutes

Norwich City made 3 changes: L. Rupp for J. Sorensen (59′), T. Springett for P. Placheta (68′) and M. Rashica for J. Rowe (68′).

Top player: Grant Hanley

Probably the most impressive player in Norwich City was Grant Hanley.

His rating is (7.1) with 23 passes (95% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 3.

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