Look-man! Leicester are in the Conference League Semis


When Brendan Rodgers introduced Ademola Lookman in Leicester City’s second leg UEFA Europa Conference League Quarter final match against PSV it was with instruction for the wing to add urgency and bring some creativity to the attack. And the player did just that.

Lookman’s crucial pass opened up the chance for Leicester’s winning goal at the Philips Stadion on Thursday night.
The Foxes fought their way back from a goal down to win and progress in to the semi finals with a 2-1 aggregate victory.
Following a goalless first leg at the King Power Stadium, the return leg provided the perfect chance for a fight to end, winner takes all contest.
After just Twenty-seven minutes into the second leg, Eran Zahavi gave the hosts the lead.
The momentum remained with PSV through the first forty-five minutes, but after the restart and a couple of changes later, Brendan Rodgers’ side were on the front foot and James Maddison (77′) benefitted of substitute Ayoze Perez’s cross for the leveler.
In the 88th minute the game was entirely turned in its head as a beautiful build up play saw Lookman’s pass into the box found another substitute Patson Daka – he replaced Kelechi Iheanacho.
But the Zambian’s first time shot was blocked into the path of Ricardo Pereira who smashed it home to send the English Premier League side on their way to the last four.
Leicester City will face AS Roma and former Boss Jose Mourinho, whose side beat Bødø/Glimt 4-0 on the night to progress 5-2 on aggregate.
Former Chelsea man Tammy Abraham scored the first to level the aggregate score before a Nicolo Zaniolo hat-trick to confirm a thorough win.
Leicester will host the first leg on April 28th and it’ll mark Jose Mourinho’s return to England since his sack from Tottenham last season.


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