Ebene News – GB – Leicester held in goalless draw in Prague

Leicester City came out with a goalless draw in their Europa League draw against Slavia Prague

Brendan Rodgers’ side, who are currently third in the Premier League, failed to create many clear chances on a frustrating night in Prague

Harvey Barnes came closest, when he was narrowly denied in the first half, but the hosts put pressure on Leicester after the break

When Marc Albrighton shot a few inches wide seconds after kick-off it looked like it could be a promising night for Leicester But despite glimpses of creativity in the first half, they never really did. started

In form, Barnes, who has contributed 11 goals in 23 league games so far this season, was played by Youri Tielemans and ran head-to-head with the goalkeeper to put him right in the legs

He was the most likely supplier for Leicester – trailing another shot away from a first-half corner before almost putting in place substitute Kelechi Iheanacho late

Slavia Prague full-back Alexander Bah and midfielder Nicolae Stanciu had half chances for the hosts, but Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel was never really troubled

And when Rodgers took out key players Jamie Vardy and James Maddison after an hour, he looked resigned to settling for a point away from home and a clean sheet, with the only regret being the cardboard. yellow presented to Iheanacho who excludes him of the next match

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers speaks to BT Sport: “I was really happy defensively We kept them reasonably quiet They had a chance at the back post in the first half , but our goalkeeper and full-backs were strong

“The ground was heavy and it was a bit marking I was thrilled with the spirit and we were solid away from home Now we had an idea for them we can go and see where we can go in the next round “

Leicester will travel to Aston Villa in the Premier League on Sunday February 21 (2:05 p.m. GMT), before hosting Slavia Prague in the second leg on Thursday February 25

Failed attempt Abdallah Dipo Sima (Slavia Prague) with a header from the center of the box, misses to the right Assisted by Lukáš Provod with a cross

Leicester City FC, SK Slavia Prague, UEFA Europa League, Brendan Rodgers, Jamie Vardy

Ebene News – GB – Leicester held in goalless draw in Prague

Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/56103193