Leicester City 0-2 Manchester City – The Foxes fail to stop visitors as The Citizens seal a 2-0 victory

Brendan Rodgers' team suffered a home defeat against Manchester City at the King Power Stadium
Leicester City vs. Manchester City
Cris Lebron

Cris Lebron

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Technical card:
Leicester City: Kasper Schmeichel, Jonny Evans, Timothy Castagne, Wesley Fofana, Daniel Amartey, Onyinye Wilfred Ndidi (Nampalys Mendy, min.83), Youri Tielemans, Marc Albrighton (Ricardo Pereira, min.71), Jamie Vardy, Ayoze Perez and Kelechi Iheanacho (James Maddison, min.72)
Manchester City: Ederson, Kyle Walker, Ruben Dias, Aymeric Laporte, Benjamin Mendy, Riyad Mahrez (Ferran Torres, min.79), Fernandinho, Rodri, Kevin De Bruyne (Phil Foden, min.88), Gabriel Jesus and Sergio Aguero (Raheem Sterling, min.63)
Stadium: the King Power Stadium
Goals: Benjamin Mendy (0-1, min. 58) and Gabriel Jesus (0-2, min. 74)

Manchester City beat Leicester City with a thumping 2-0 victory on Saturday at the King Power Stadium. Leicester were looking for a victory after a 1-1 draw against Burnley. Man City were looking to extend their winning run after a 5-2 victory against Southampton. As things stand, Leicester are in 3rd place, with 56 points from 30 matches, while Man City sit in 1st, with 74 points from 30.

Following a goalless first half, The Citizens continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, with Benjamin Mendy giving Man City the lead at the 58 minute mark. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a goal from Gabriel Jesus, on 74 minutes to make it 2-0.

Leicester brought on Ricardo Pereira, James Maddison and Nampalys Mendy for Marc Albrighton, Kelechi Iheanacho and Onyinye Wilfred Ndidi. Man City brought on Raheem Sterling, Ferran Torres and Phil Foden, to replace Sergio Aguero, Riyad Mahrez and Kevin De Bruyne.

There were bookings for Onyinye Wilfred Ndidi and Daniel Amartey from Leicester. For Man City, Ederson, Fernandinho and Rodri saw yellow.

Next up, Leicester are away to West Ham, whilst Man City will travel to face Crystal Palace.

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