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Lille 1 Leicester 2: Kelechi Iheanacho makes it 100% with a brace in Foxes win

Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho continued his goal scoring form has he scored all the goals for Leicester City in their 2-1 win against Lille in their last pre-season friendly match at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy on Saturday.

Kelechi Iheanacho scored either half to ensure that the Foxes ended their pre-season campaign with a win.

The hosts quickly took the lead in the foruth minites thorough Lebo Mothiba in the fourth minutes. A cross into the box found the striker after Leicester City captain, Morgan missed the ball.

The visitors rallied back and got an equalizer in the 34th minutes through Kelechi Iheanacho in he 34th minutes. The former City striker nodded in a ball to the bottom corner beyond Lille’s goalie for the equalizer.

At half time the scoreline ended 1-1 with the hosts properly supported by their fans doing everything possible to get the lead.

14 minutes after the restart, Kelechi Iheanacho scored the winning goal after he tapped in a cross.

Kelechi Iheanacho is now resposonsible for all the goals scored by Leicester City in their last 3 games. He has now scored against Udinese, Valencia, and Lille.

He scored the only goal in their 2-1 loss against Udinese, 1 in their 1-1 draw against Valencia and 2 in their 2-1 win against Lille.

He has now scored 4 goals in thenlast three games he played for Leicester City.

Wilfred Ndidi and Layton Ndukwu also played part.


Ajike is one of Nigeria's top Sportscasters with over 15 years of experience in writing and talking Sports.

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