​Leicester City boss Puel Praises Super Eagles Iheanacho’s first VAR goal in win over Fleetwood

Leicester City manager, Claude Puel has lauded striker, Kelechi Iheanacho after he scored in each half to give the Foxes a 2-0 win over Fleetwood Town in an FA Cup third round replay at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday night.
The 21-year-old entered the history books yet again when he scored the first VAR goal in English football in the 77th minute; the flag went up but the referee consulted the Video Assistant Referee before deciding to award the goal.

Puel told BBC after the match: “It was important to manage the game and to put it right for the second leg. The first half was tough. Riyad was captain tonight and it was a good feeling for him. He’s captained Algeria before.

”I was happy for his (Iheanacho) game. He played a complicated goal with quality. The second goal was fantastic, and it’s a good reward for him and the team.”

On Iheanacho’s VAR goal, Puel stated: “It could have done something for us, for the free kick against Iborra. The video is not perfect, but it helped us tonight.”


Written by NaijaRoko

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