Leicester`s great season continues as the Foxes qualify for the semifinals of the League Cup tournament after a 4-2 victory after executing penalties over Everton (2-2 in regular time). The Brandon Rodgers team led Goodison Park with two goals scored by James Madison (26 `) and Johnny Evans (29 `). The Caramel managed to get back after the hits of Tom Davis (70 `) and Leighton Baines (91 `). The Foxes, however, were more accurate in the penalty shootouts and continued forward.
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against Manchester United over the weekend. Leighton Baines started on the left side of the home defense at the expense of Luke Dean. Wes Morgan, Agios Perez and Mark Albrighton replaced Sojuju, Tillemans and Iheanacho in Leicester. The visitors dealt a heavy blow to their opponent within three minutes - between the 26th and the 29th, when they scored two unanswered goals. Davis lost, giving Pereira a chance to advance on the right, and then find Madison on the edge of the penalty area. The English national struck a very good distance in the far corner - 0-1. Three minutes later, Madison centered on a corner, Vardy deflected the head of a nearby beam, and on the far side was Evans, who caught in the empty net.
In the 36th minute Jerry Mina missed a great opportunity to cut after being left uncovered and from eight yards out shoots his head but within reach of Schmeichel who saved. Pickford saved Everton from a new goal in the 52nd minute when he struck a fine shot from Perez from 25 yards. Albright`s shot in the 66th minute met the beam.
In the 70th minute Everton returned to the match. Racharlison broke through to the right and centered towards Davis, who with a terrific finishing shot of the will reduced it. In the added time Leighton Baines leveled after a superb shot from 25 yards.
This meant that the semi-finalist of this pair had to be determined after executing penalties.
Pickford and Schmeichel rescued the first two penalties made by Madison and Tosun respectively. Chillwell gave Leicester the lead, then Schmeichel countered Leighton Baines` white spot. Ricardo Pereira gave Leicester a two-goal lead, but Mason Holgate reduced. Demaray Gray made it 3-1 even though Pickford was close to saving. Calvert-Lewin scored the fourth penalty for Everton - 2:3. Jamie Wardie was flawless and sent Leicester to the semifinals.
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