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Slavia Prague apologize after saying Kasper Schmeichel was wearing corsets
© Supplied by Sofoot "It's soccer eh, not dancing. » The round of 16 of the Europa League between Slavia Prague and Leicester on Thursday had a rather special pre-game. On the sidelines of the meeting, the Czech club published a mini-series on its YouTube channel called " Leicester Loading ". And in the first episode, Czech journalist Jiri Hosek comments on Kasper Schmeichel, to say the least, bizarre. “He's a goalkeeper who has had problems having a healthy lifestyle.
Burnley 1-1 Leicester Goals: Vydra (4th) for Burnley // Iheanacho (34th) for Leicester
To concede a goal in the fourth minute, what a funny idea.
Yet this is what Leicester endured at Burnley on Matchday 29 of the Premier League, before all the same managing to avoid defeat. But this draw conceded by the Foxes , who wish to remain in the top 3, does not do their business since they could see the pack of pursuers getting closer. Still, the visitors did not show enough things to recover more than one point.
After having conceded prematurely the opening of the score of Vydra (who took advantage of a stray ball from Choudhury), Schmeichel thus employed several times (in front of Tarkowski, the untenable Wood or Vydra) in order to 'avoid defeat. The goalkeeper even saw his post shake, on a powerful attempt from a distance from Westwood. For their part, the locals also had to resist the opposing offensive pressure. Because in addition to the superb equalization of Iheanacho at the half-hour of play (magnificent end, following an equally inspired pass from Ndidi), Choudhury for example gave work to Pope, and Tielemans also touched the amount of the porter on the end. Insufficient to overthrow Wood's Clarets , who tortured Söyüncü on Wednesday, and to consolidate third place.
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Hop, the Premier League starts again this Saturday for both teams.
Burnley (4-4-2): Pope - Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Taylor - Brownhill, Westwood, Cork, McNeil - Vyrda, Wood. Coach: Dyche.
Leicester (3-1-4-2): Schmeichel - Amartey, Ndidi, Söyüncü - Mendy - Pereira, Choudhury, Tielemans, Castagne - Iheanacho, Vardy. Coach: Rodgers.
Sheffield United 1-0 Aston Villa Goal: McGoldrick (30th)
Sheffield United (3-5-2): Ramsdale - Ampadu, Jagielka, Bryan - Baldock, Lundstram, Norwood, Fleck, Stevens - McGoldrick, Brewster. Coach: Wilder.
Aston Villa (4-3-3): Martínez - Elmohamady, Ngoyo, Mings, Targett - McGinn, Nakamba, Ramsey - Traoré, Watkins, El Ghazi. Coach: Smith.
African players in Europe: Rodgers hails hat-trick hero Iheanacho .
Nigeria's Kelechi Iheanacho scored his first Premier League hat-trick at the weekend as he took his Leicester City goal tally to five from three matches. Here, AFP Sport rounds up the performances of African stars in the major European leagues: ENGLAND KELECHI IHEANACHO (Leicester) His hat-trick inspired a 5-0 thrashing of bottom club Sheffield United. Iheanacho opened the scoring with a close-range finish in the 39th minute and netted again after 69 minutes from another Jamie Vardy assist. He wrapped up his treble with a long-range rocket in the 78th minute.