Kelechi Iheanacho Fires Leicester City To Victory Against Stubborn Norwich

Kelechi Iheanacho helps Leicester City to its sixth win of the season.

Super Eagles Kelechi Iheanacho scores his first goal of the 2023/2024 EFL championship season as Leicester City cruise to a comfortable home win reports.

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Leicester City travelled away to Norwich City on Wednesday night, where it met a stiff opposition, but managed to secure the maximum points.

Norwich City approached the game against Leicester City full of confidence. And that’s because, it have maintained a good run of form in its last three outings; garnering a total of thirteen points from a possible eighteen.

Kelechi Iheanacho helps Leicester City to its sixth win of the season.
Iheanacho celebrating his goal against Norwich City

Kelechi Iheanacho shines on as Leicester City secures sixth win of the season

With the battle for the top three spot raged on, both teams counted on their strikers to get the goals. And Kelechi Iheanacho who’s yet to get his first EFL championship goal for Leicester remained confident.

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And the deadlock will be broken by the Nigerian in the 45th minute. The former Manchester City player, stepped up to the responsibility of converting from twelve-yards, and he buried it the net.

The penalty put the Foxes in front before the break. And with less than ten minutes to stoppage time, Kasey McAteer scored a tap-in to double Leicester’s lead. Interestingly, the goal was his fourth of the season.

Meanwhile, Enzo Maresca’s men had to setup it’s defense, during the second half. Fought like a wounded lion and valiantly; and refusing the Canaries a way through.

The goal from Kelechi Iheanacho, Kasey McAteer and a superb saves from Mads Hermansen, along with the brave defending from their colleagues helped the Foxes to its sixth win in seven league games.

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Hence, leaving City a point adrift of early pace-setters Preston North End, who occupies the top spot on the EFL championship table.

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