Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi kept the day interesting with their respective scores.
Coming off a 2-1 victory against Coventry City FC, Leicester City FC defeated Burton Albion FC 2-0 at Pirelli Stadium on 09 August, 2023.
Leicester City FC emerged as the victors in the match between Burton Albion FC and Leicester City FC, claiming a decisive 2-0 victory at Pirelli Stadium.The first half belonged to the away team, Leicester City, as Kelechi Iheanacho opened the scoring with an early goal in the sixth minute, set up by teammate Marc Albrighton. Despite Burton Albion FC’s efforts to get back levelled, they failed to break the Foxes defense which held firm until halftime break.
In the second half, Leicester City FC carried on from where they left off as they controlled the majority of the possession. They quickly added a second goal and sealed the win fifteen minutes from time, courtesy of a penalty kick converted by Jamie Vardy. However, the home team still posed a threat on the counter and went close to converting late on in the game but the Foxes defended well and maintained their lead until the final whistle.
Next up, Leicester City FC will face off against Huddersfield Town AFC on 12 August, 2023 at The John Smith’s Stadium.
Next up, Burton Albion FC will face off against Derby County FC at Pirelli Stadium.