Leicester comes from behind to win against Crystal Palace in a thrilling match
Leicester Wins 2-1 against Crystal Palace at home.
Leicester City comes from behind and wins, courtesy of Iheanacho’s goal and assist for the team.
Leicester City’s gaffer Brendan Rodgers started with a 3-4-1-2 formation against 4-3-3 of Crystal Palace. Vardy and Iheanacho started upfront as strikers for Leicester, on the other hand Zaha, Benteke and Ayew formed the front 3 for Crystal Palace.
Leicester had 64% possession in the game but it was Crystal Palace’s talisman Wilfred Zaha who scored the opening goal of the match.
In the 12th minute Benteke tackled Youri Tielemans in the middle of the pitch and passed the ball to Eze. A quick forward transition took place and Eze made a pinpoint through pass to Zaha on the left side. Zaha ran past the defenders got into the centre of the penalty box and finished with a finesse shot in the bottom right corner. Leicester City 0-1 Crystal Palace.
Leicester City attacked and created a lot of chances in the second half. 50 minutes into the game Youri Tielemans from 35 yards mark gave a lofted pass to Kalechi Iheanacho in the penalty box, who controlled the ball well and passed it to Castagne. Castagne thumped the ball with power into the upper left corner of the net. Leicester was back into the game with Castagne’s equalizer.
Leicester had a couple of great chances and Iheanacho came to team’s rescue. 10 minutes before the final whistle Johnny Evans from his half provided a long ball to Kalechi in the penalty box. Iheanacho controlled the ball with perfection and hit the ball at the near post with net breaking power. Kalechi Iheanacho got Leicester ahead with one of the best goals of the season.
Iheanacho and company came from behind against Crystal Palace and won the match in style. With this win Leicester are still in the race of finishing in top four and qualifying for Champions League next season.