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Carabao Cup: Iheanacho Gets Leicester’s Highest Rating In Draw vs Aston Villa

Carabao Cup: Iheanacho Gets Leicester’s Highest Rating In Draw vs Aston Villa

Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho got the highest rating among the Leicester City players in their 1-1 home draw against Aston Villa, in Wednesday’s Carabao Cup first-leg semi-final, Completesports.com reports.

Iheanacho who was brought on in the 69th minute for Ayoze Perez, equalized in the 74th minute.

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The ratings which were published on BBC Sports, saw Iheanacho get 6.97, with teammate James Maddison coming close at 6.16.

Wednesday’s goal against Villa means Iheanacho has now scored three goals in his three Carabao Cup appearances this season.

Also, he has now scored six goals with two assists in eight appearances, in all competitions in the current campaign.

His last goal came on December 28, in a 2-1 away win against West Ham United in the Premier League.

The last time Leicester won the Carabao Cup was in the 1999/2000 season, which was their third success in the competition.

The Foxes beat Tranmere Rovers 2-1 in the final thanks to Matthew Elliot’s double.

They had lost in the final of the competition the previous season following a 1-0 loss to Tottenham Hotspur.

By James Agberebi

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