9/22/2018 Reuters

Puel's prospects get boost with Leicester win

Leicester eased the pressure on manager Claude Puel by beating Huddersfield Town 3-1 on Saturday to leave the visitors at the foot of the table.

  • KO
    • Kickoff
  • 5
    • Mathias Jørgensen Goal
  • 18
    • Wilfred Ndidi Yellow Card
  • 19
    • Kelechi Iheanacho Goal
  • 43
    • Rachid Ghezzal Yellow Card
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 45
    • On: Demarai Gray | Off: Rachid Ghezzal
  • 47
    • Terence Kongolo Yellow Card
  • 57
    • On: Adama Diakhaby | Off: Elias Kachunga
  • 66
    • James Maddison Goal - Free-kick
  • 72
    • On: Alex Pritchard | Off: Terence Kongolo
  • 75
    • Jamie Vardy Goal
  • 77
    • On: Marc Albrighton | Off: Kelechi Iheanacho
  • 85
    • On: Shinji Okazaki | Off: James Maddison
  • FT
    • End Regular Time
Leicester City Logo Leicester City LEI Huddersfield Town HUD Huddersfield Town Logo
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LEI
4-2-3-1
  • 1Schmeichel
  • 3Chilwell
  • 15Maguire
  • 6Evans
  • 18Amartey
  • 24Mendy
  • 25Ndidi
  • 10Maddison
    On: Shinji Okazaki | Off: James Maddison
  • 8Iheanacho
    On: Marc Albrighton | Off: Kelechi Iheanacho
  • 31Ghezzal
    On: Demarai Gray | Off: Rachid Ghezzal
  • 9Vardy
No. Name
1 Kasper Schmeichel
Saves 1
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
15 Harry Maguire
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 4 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
6 Jonny Evans
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
3 Ben Chilwell
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
18 Daniel Amartey
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
8 Kelechi Iheanacho  19'
Goals 1
  • Shots 2
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
77' 11  Marc Albrighton
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
24 Nampalys Mendy
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 3 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
25 Wilfred Ndidi  18'
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
9 Jamie Vardy  75'
Goals 1
  • Shots 7
  • 3 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
10 James Maddison  66'
Goals 1
  • Shots 2
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 3 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
85' 20  Shinji Okazaki
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
31 Rachid Ghezzal  43'
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
45' 7  Demarai Gray
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Substitutes
12 Danny Ward
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
28 Christian Fuchs
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
23 Adrien Silva
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
14 Ricardo Pereira
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red

Game Information

  • VENUE: King Power Stadium
  • ,
  • ATTENDANCE: 31,676

Match Commentary

90'+4' Match ends, Leicester City 3, Huddersfield Town 1.
90'+4' Second Half ends, Leicester City 3, Huddersfield Town 1.
90'+4' Attempt missed. Jamie Vardy (Leicester City) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Marc Albrighton with a cross following a corner.

Match Stats

LEI
HUD

Possession

62% 38%

Shots (on Goal)

18 (8)
9 (2)
LEI HUD
10 Fouls 16
2 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
1 Offsides 0
3 Corner Kicks 1
1 Saves 5

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