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Leicester won 4-1 in the Conference League

18 Feb 2022 | 05:06 | Football

On the morning of February 18 (Hanoi time), “Foxes” beat Randers at home in the play-off first leg to compete for tickets to the round of 16 of the Europa Conference League.

Leicester won 4-1 in Conference League - Football

Leicester have a quality squad, but were eliminated in the Europa League group stage. Coach Brendan Rodgers’ army fell to the Europa Conference League and had to play 2 play-offs to win tickets to the round of 16 of UEFA’s new tournament. At home, “Foxes” proved their superior strength against Randers, the opponent from Denmark. A 4-1 victory at home helps the Premier League representative touch the ticket to continue. 

Leicester won 4-1 in Conference League - Football

Coach Rodgers launched a squad consisting of many players who regularly play in the Premier League. Leicester easily took control of the game and opened the scoring in the 23rd minute. After a bounce with Lookman, Ndidi put the ball into the far corner to beat the away keeper. 

Leicester won 4-1 in Conference League - Football

A series of squandering situations and subjectivity caused the King Power team to let Randers concede a goal in the 45th minute, after a chance situation in the penalty area of ​​Hammershoy-Mistrati.  

Leicester won 4-1 in Conference League - Football

In the second half, Leicester just waited for the referee’s whistle to attack. The Randers defense played hard, but still could not resist the strength of the home team. In the 49th minute, Harvey Barnes took advantage of the defensive error of midfielder Bundgaard to turn and finish to raise the score to 2-1. 

 

Leicester won 4-1 in Conference League - Football

6 minutes later, Youri Tielemans comfortably broke into the penalty area. His shot failed to beat the keeper, but Patson Daka was there just in time to kick back to make it 3-1. 

Leicester won 4-1 in Conference League - Football

In the 74th minute, Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall sealed a 4-1 victory for the home team with a close-range shot after Lookman’s cross on the right. A good performance helped Leicester end a streak of 5 consecutive draws and losses in all competitions. 

Leicester won 4-1 in Conference League - Football

The Europa Conference League can be a suitable tournament for Leicester this season. Before that, another representative of the Premier League, Tottenham, also attended but was eliminated. If going forward, Leicester and AS Roma are definitely the two top candidates for the championship.