Norwich city 1-0 Leicester city – Jamal Lewis gives relegation host hope

 Norwich city 1-0 Leicester city - Jamal Lewis gives relegation host hope

Norwich city 1-0 Leicester city – Jamal Lewis gives relegation host hope.

Norwich city 1-0 Leicester city : Jamal Lewis scored the solitary goal in the encounter in the 70th minute after he was set up by Max Aarons.Despite the result, the King Power Stadium outfit remain third in the Premier League table with 50 points from 28 games.

Nigeria internationals featured but could not help the Foxes avoid their eighth defeat of the season at Carrow Road.
Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho were on parade in Leicester City’s 1-0 loss against Norwich City in Friday’s Premier League game.

Iheanacho was handed his sixth league start this season and featured for the duration of the game but could not prevent his side from losing at Carrow Road.

The former Manchester City striker thought he had put the Foxes in front moments into the second half but his effort was disallowed by VAR after he was adjudged to have handled the ball in the build-up to the strike.

Ndidi, meanwhile, made a return from a knee injury, replacing Hamza Choudhury in the 67th minute, having missed the Foxes last three games.

Iheanacho has scored eight goals and provided four assists in 16 appearances this season across all competitions.

Ndidi will hope to maintain his fitness and feature along with Iheanacho when they take on Birmingham City in FA Cup tie on March 4.

OPTA STAT Leicester city vs Norwich city

Norwich defender Jamal Lewis – aged 22 years and 34 days – became the youngest Northern Irish player to score in the Premier League since Craig Cathcart in January 2011 for Blackpool against Man Utd (21y 353d).

Leicester have lost six of their last 11 Premier League games (W3 D2 L6), one more than they lost in their first 27 matches under Brendan Rodgers (W17 D5 L5).

Leicester suffered a Premier League defeat against a team starting the day bottom for the first time since December 2016, when they lost 2-1 against Sunderland.

What’s next?

Leicester are involved in FA Cup action on Wednesday, hosting Birmingham, before welcoming another Midlands-based side in Aston Villa on Monday 9 March in the Premier League

Norwich are also in FA Cup action next week as they travel to Tottenham in the fifth round on Wednesday March 4 before playing Sheffield United on Saturday in the Premier League.

Stay informed by Likeing and Following Us :
  • Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: