Leicester 3-1 Legia Warsaw: James Maddison scores first home goal of season as Foxes go top of group


James Maddison’s first home goal of the season helped transfer Leicester top of their Europa League group with a 3-1 win over Legia Warsaw on the King Power Stadium.

Having began the day backside of Group C, the Foxes’ quick begin set them on their option to solely a second win from 5 video games on this 12 months’s match, with Patson Daka and Maddison firing them right into a two-goal lead after 20 minutes.

A careless however inadvertent handball from Wilfried Ndidi gave the guests the prospect to tug one again from the spot minutes later, and though Kasper Schmeichel saved out Mahir Emreli’s preliminary effort, Filip Mladenovic was first to achieve the rebound and hearth home.

Ndidi made amends virtually immediately, glancing in Maddison’s left-wing nook to revive the hosts’ two-goal benefit, one they hardly ever seemed like giving up from that time.

Events off the pitch marred an in any other case uneventful second interval, with Legia followers preventing with stewards and trying to flee the away finish to achieve the home help, and riot police had been later despatched into the stadium to cope with the state of affairs.

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What’s subsequent?

Leicester host Watford, recent from a shock 4-1 win over Manchester United final weekend, on Sunday; kick-off at 2pm.

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