Leicester beat Legia and will arrive leader in Naples

Brendan Rodgers’ Leicester arrives as the leader of group C on the last day of the Europa League, in which Luciano Spalletti’s Napoli will be visited. Everything can still happen in that group. All four teams have a chance to qualify. The ‘Foxes’ beat Legia Warsaw 3-1 on Thursday. On Wednesday, Spartak Moscow defeated Naples (2-1).

It took only 11 minutes for Leicester to take the lead against Legia at the King Power Stadium. It was Patson Daka who scored the first goal of the night, taking advantage of a rejection after a play by Harvey Barnes, the protagonist of a brilliant performance. Daka, who has the opportunities he lacks in the Premier League in the Europa League, has scored 5 goals in that European competition.

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In 21 ‘he arrived James Maddison’s turn, left-handed, assisted by Ademola Lookman.

Legia closed the gap in the 27th minute. Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel saved Mahir Emreli from a penalty, but Filip Mladenovic took advantage of the rejection to score on 2-1.

However, the reaction of the Polish team was not consummated because just six minutes later, at 33 ‘, Wilfred Ndidi scored the third goal thanks to a header of the team led by Rodgers. The Nigerian midfielder took advantage of a good pass from Maddison, scorer and assistant against Legia. Leicester had chances in the second half to increase their lead, but were unable to take advantage of them.

Naples-Leicester and Legia Warsaw-Spartak Moscow are the two games of the last day of the Europa League group in this group C. The four teams have a chance to qualify. Leicester is now the leader, with 8 points. They are followed by Spartak and Naples, with 7. Legia Varsovia has 4.

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