A story of two halves noticed Leicester Metropolis held to a 1-1 draw by relegation battlers Swansea on Saturday afternoon.
The Foxes had exploded from the beginning blocks and had their efforts duly rewarded when
Regardless that they seemed second greatest for a lot of the primary interval Swansea emerged from the break with renewed intent, and so they obtained their simply deserts when Federico Fernández headed residence an equaliser to safe a useful level away from residence.
Leicester headed into the conflict with only one defeat of their final seven video games however had been beneath the cloud of Riyad Mahrez’s switch saga which dominated headlines within the days previous the match.
Swansea, then again, got here to the King Energy on the again of consecutive confidence boosting league victories in opposition to Liverpool and Arsenal as their battle for Premier League security continued.
Leicester had instantly seemed to convey Swansea again to earth with a handful of
Oooh Iheanacho with a help for Vardy. Confirmed fast toes like Messi to feed him!
— Dean Jones (@DeanJonesBR) February Three, 2018
After predominantly sitting again and making an attempt to soak up strain, the purpose appeared to have triggered Swansea into motion, but it was the house facet who seemed destined to land on the score-sheet subsequent.
The sport then descended into confusion o
In the identical breath
Completely embarrassing. Must be 2-Three down. Worst efficiency beneath CC
— Daniel John (@Daniel_John08) February Three, 2018
Leicester will probably be left to rue their missed probabilities and they’ll now face the problem of heading to the Etihad Stadium subsequent week to face league leaders Manchester Metropolis.
In the meantime, Swansea now have an FA Cup replay in opposition to Notts County to take care of earlier than returning their focus to their battle for Premier League security once they host Burnley subsequent weekend.
Immediately’s beginning XI: Schmeichel (c), Simpson, Dragović, Maguire, Fuchs, Ndidi, Silva, Albrighton, Diabaté, Iheanacho, Vardy.
Subs: Hamer, Chilwell, Benalouane, James, Iborra, Grey, Okazaki. #LeiSwa pic.twitter.com/IIpgwD5pAK
— Leicester Metropolis (@LCFC) February Three, 2018