Leicester City and Southampton completed the second semi-final of the FA Cup at Wembley on Sunday evening. 4,000 spectators saw how Kelechi Iheanacho Leicester, with Timothy Castagne and Youri Tielemans in the base and Dennis Praet on the bench, kicked to the final with a 1-0 win. The eyes on the first prize. Leicester City is in the FA Cup final for the first time since 1969.
It has recently become more difficult in the competition. His Champions League ticket is under pressure. Still, a ticket for the FA Cup final is already a dessert on the season for Leicester City. Southampton fell for the ax at Wembley. Chelsea awaits the final at the end of May.
Two Belgians were at the kick-off at Leicester. Usual suspects in the starting eleven Youri Tielemans, in the center of midfield, and Timothy Castagne as right back. Dennis Praet did not leave the bank. After months of injuries, he has to force his place again. Tielemans created four opportunities. He switched between short and long balls.
Not Jamie Vardy took care of the winner, but striker in shape Kelechi Iheanacho – one that did the dirty work for the other.
The Nigerian was also decisive in the semi-finals against Manchester United. In his last seven matches, he scored ten goals. Leicester defended well, but forgot to elaborate on the score.
“It took us a while to find our way, but this is a semi-final,” said coach Brendan Rodgers.