Leicester City drew with Burnley on Saturday afternoon following three goals from Jamie Vardy – the initial one, however, went into his own net. Here you can click an simple link to watch the highlights of the match.
Putting aside for one moment the overly disillusioned and vocal minority of the Foxes’ extended fan base who profess to wanting Brendan Rodgers sacked at Leicester.
In addition, we’ll also ignore the spoiled, finicky section of the crowd that booed the Northern Irishman for withdrawing the clearly fatigued Ademola Lookman, to focus on the contest. Though, naturally, those attending at King Power stadium have more right for their opinions, begrudgingly.
To be honest, and to slightly contradict myself quickly, the LCFC boss should feel disappointment that his side couldn’t dismiss an underrated yet beatable Clarets outfit. Nevertheless, he doesn’t deserve to be shouted at, while the booing is far too premature at this early stage of the Premier League campaign.
Have some of the Blue Army forgotten the fact that Rodgers guided the east Midlands club to the FA Cup title, two fifth place EPL finishes, consistent Europa League entry and the Community Shield victory over Manchester City?
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Back to the action at the weekend, with Vardy unfortunately putting a header into his goalkeeper, Kasper Schmeichel’s, net LCFC were under pressure early at home once again. But you just knew the former England international would get his team back into the game. And he did so in fairly emphatic fashion with a brace of excellently taken finishes.
Full highlights are available here, with a quick trip to YouTube at LCFC’s official account.
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers focuses on the positive, as usual
Offering himself an break from criticism, Rodgers pointed out his side’s improve creativity to journalists after the final whistle; Leicester had produced the least amount of shots in the English top-flight until the clash against Sean Dyche’s men. Read more from the gaffer by clicking this link for lcfc.com.