Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Iheanacho Sets New Record In Leicester’s Europa League Win Over Zorya

Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho has set a new record as Leicester City won Zorya on Thursday in their Europa League game.

The former Manchester City forward scored one and recorded two assists to help the Foxes to a 3-0 win against Zorya, in one of Europa League Group G encounter.

Iheanacho provided the assist for the first goal scored by James Maddison in the 29th minute.

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The Nigeria International later assisted Harvey Barnes for the second goal in the 45th minute.

Iheanacho went ahead to score the third in 67th minutes to complete the rout for Brendan Rodgers’ side, who picked up their first win in a Europa League game.

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The 24-year-old Iheanacho also becomes the first Nigerian to assist two goals in a single UEFA Europa League game.

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