Leicester on title chance strengthening win: “It was ugly but the points that matter”
Leicester City, as needed in any title run, got away with one on Monday.
Shinji Okazaki scored a bicycle kick, crafty Wes Morgan blocked a shot in the 18 with his elbow and Leicester absorbed relentless second-half pressure from Newcastle to pull out a 1-0 win at the King Power Stadium.
[ MATCH RECAP: Leicester City 1-0 Newcastle United ]
Newcastle stormed out of the gates and only allowed one shot on target to the Foxes, who made it count.
And Leicester, now leading the table by five points, know it should’ve been better at home.Here’s Danny Drinkwater, from the BBC:
Morgan claims the Foxes aren’t watching their table position, and that’s enough for you to roll your eyes clear out of your head. Consider:
Just 720 minutes of football lie between Leicester City and Glorious Footballing Immortality
— roger bennett (@rogbennett) March 14, 2016