Revived Leicester writes winning record for Shakespeare
- Author: Julie Sanders Apr 04, 2017,
Apr 04, 2017, 22:32
- Jamie Vardy, Ahmed Musa, Riyad Mahrez may leave Leicester City this summer.
The visitors grew into the second half but were left infuriated when Marko Arnautovic, after sliding Mame Diouf's pass into the net, was wrongly judged offside.
"Since the controversial sacking of Claudio Ranieri, Shakespeare has overseen four wins in his four games in charge by returning to the line-up that won the club the title last season, but Albrighton believes the whole Leicester squad will be called upon during April".
Leicester winger Demarai Gray admits he has found his extended spells on the sideline tough after a starring role in the Foxes' 2-0 win over Stoke.
England Under-21 global Gray drew the first booking with quarter of an hour gone on the clock, with Ryan Shawcross cynically hacking him down with a sliding challenge.
Intermediaries contacted Hiddink about managing the Premier League champions. He's only 20 but looks tailor-made for Premier League.
The former KRC Genk of Belgium star denied he was under any pressure to score although he was always looking for the opportunity to do so in every game.
He said: "I am better off taking it as a compliment if they've got to try to hack me to stop me". Form can turn quickly.
Their defence still has moments of weakness but Leicester seem more controlled and more willing to attack. The most we've achieved in a season is five or six.
According to our predictions, Stoke City will win today against Leicester City by 2-1 at King Power.
- The England striker has now either scored or assisted in each of his last four Premier League outings; his longest such run in the competition since December 2015 (a run of 15). He hasn't scored in three in a row since December 2015.
Leicester continued to dominate for the rest of the first half but couldn't find a second goal.
Ndidi just back from national assignment where he played against Taranga Lions in an worldwide friendly to shape up the Super Eagles for World Cup and Nations Cup qualifiers, has continued to impress new coach new manager Craig Shakespeare who only few days ago warned his players against allowing their victories get into their head as there is need to do well both in the league and in the Champions League.
"It never felt comfortable but I did feel the first goal was going to be important - what a goal it was by the way", said Shakespeare. It gave us a foothold in the game.
"We're still not safe". We are trying to turn a hard corner after a not-too impressive start to the season so every effort must count and we all try to give our best.
"I'm at a very, very early stage in my management career but to be mentioned in the same breath of them makes me very proud".