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Iheanacho Suspended For Leicester Vs Slavia Prague Return Fixture

Iheanacho Suspended For  Leicester Vs Slavia Prague Return Fixture

Kelechi Iheanacho will play no part in Leicester City’s Europa League return fixture against Slavia Prague next week due to suspension, reports Completesports.com

Iheanacho received a yellow card in the 64th minute of the first leg clash in Prague on Thursday.

The Nigeria international has now been booked three times in the competition this season and will now have to serve a one-game suspension.

His international teammate Wilfred Ndidi was also booked in the game.

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“I thought the officials were really poor, I’ve got to say,” Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers was quoted as saying by Leicestershire Live.

“I don’t comment so much on them because I know it’s a very difficult job. But some of the decisions… I think we had Wilf [Ndidi] booked and Kelechi [Iheanacho] for the use of the elbow and it was clear it wasn’t. They were challenging for the ball, especially Wilf.

“And then there were a few decisions, particularly on Cengo [Under] towards the end, where we were clearly fouled and didn’t get it. I didn’t think it was a very good night for them to be honest.”

Iheanacho has scored three goals in seven outings in the Europa League this season.

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