Kelechi Iheanacho makes stunning statement after scoring for Leicester City against Burnley

Kelechi Iheanacho makes stunning statement after scoring for Leicester City against Burnley

- Kelechi Iheanacho has been in great form this season for Leicester City

- The Super Eagles forward scored for his side in their win over Burnley

- Iheanacho explained that he was happy to have gotten the goal

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Nigerian forward Kelechi Iheanacho has expressed happiness for him to have scored the goal which gave his side Leicester City the point in their League game against Burnley on Wednesday night, March 3.

Rodgers and his wards went into this game against Burnley with the aim of redeeming themselves having suffered defeats to Slavia Prague and Arsenal in their last two fixtures.

However, they conceded the first goal in this tie through Matej Vydra who beat Kasper Schmeichel nicely to give the hosts the lead.

Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi produced the assist which gave Kelechi Iheanacho his goal in the 30th minute of the Premier League encounter.

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According to the report on GOAL, Kelechi Iheanacho explained that it was a tough game for them adding that his side should have won the Premier League battle.

“It wasn't a bad game and I think it was a tough game for us and Burnley, they gave us a bit of heat, but we'll take a point.
“It was a slow start from us, but after that goal, we got the momentum, got the rhythm, got them running and got the equaliser. We are together as a group and as a team.
“We're talking about the little run from Jamie Vardy and the pass from Ndidi - that was the goal for me. So, it was a great goal.''
Kelechi Iheanacho.
Kelechi Iheanacho in action for Premier League side Leicester City. Photo by Alex Pantling
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Earlier, had reported how Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi was voted Man of the Match in the Foxes comeback win against Liverpool at the King Power Stadium.

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The Reds produced a dominant display and went ahead in the 67th minute but Brendan Rodgers' men got their bearing and turned the game on its head.

Ndidi then balanced the game in the midfield as his side began to create chances that led to their stunning recovery.

Leicester then scored three goals in seven minutes through James Maddison, Jamie Vardy and Harvey Barnes to record a famous win.

Ndidi who completed five tackles in the game provided the assist for Harvey's third goal that put the lead beyond the reach of the Premier League champions.

Ibitoye Shittu is an award winning Sports Journalist with more than 10 years experience in News-writing, reporting and Public Relation. He is an HND and B.SC holder of Mass Communication and can be reached on Twitter @Ibishittu

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