Leicester show ‘big heart’ to keep hopes alive at Sevilla, says Claudio Ranieri


• ‘The first half was very tough but we didn’t give up,’ says manager
• Jamie Vardy’s late goal gives Leicester genuine chance to progress

Claudio Ranieri praised his Leicester City players for showing “big heart” to fight back and keep alive their hopes of reaching the quarter-finals of the Champions League after Jamie Vardy scored a crucial away goal in a 2-1 defeat at Sevilla.

They were outplayed for so much of the match and trailed to goals from Pablo Sarabia and Joaquín Correa on a night when Kasper Schmeichel was outstanding and made a number of superb saves, including keeping out a first-half penalty. But Leicester departed Spain in positive mood after Vardy’s goal totally changed the complexion of the tie. It was the England international’s first in the Champions League and only his sixth of the season for Leicester but could not have been better timed.

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Source: Football News
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