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Premier League: Ndidi Impresses As Leicester Thrash Newcastle United

Premier League:  Ndidi Impresses As Leicester Thrash Newcastle United

Wilfred Ndidi was in action as Leicester City returned to winning ways in the Premier League following a 4-0 win against struggling Newcastle United at the King Power Stadium on Sunday.

Ndidi, who was one of Leicester City’s top performers in the game featured for 90 minutes.

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It was the midfielder’s 12th league appearance of the campaign.

His international teammate Kelechi Iheanacho failed to make the matchday squad. Ademola Lookman was also not included in the squad for the game by manager Brendan Rodgers.

Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans scored twice for the Foxes, while Patson Daka and James Maddison got the other goals.


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  • Ndidi played that central defence position today with ease in an EPL match……why can’t he be deployed there in SE instead of us to keep mending the oyibo wall that seems to be cracking?……. trying new things is the foundation of a breakthrough.

  • dominic 3 years ago

    “His international teammate Kelechi Iheanacho failed to make the matchday squad” – complete sports

    BECAUSE OF WHAT??? IS HE SICK OR INJURED?? THE LAST TIME I THINK HE WAS NOT ALSO LISTED

    i dont even know what is keeping kelechi in this club or na juju or what?
    he need to go to italian league…
    that coach is just killing kelechi raw talent with this i think kelechi will miss out again in Nations cup next month
    most of us who are kelechi fans right from U17 world cup days are not happy with the situation

    • Dr Banks 3 years ago

      I think Iheanacho and Lookman is sick possibly of covid-19, Rodgers gave the hint prior to Thursday Europa League match

    • King Dave 3 years ago

      Iheanacho and lookman and some of their teammates are infected with COVID-19 since last week, they should all be available in a week time

  • pompei 3 years ago

    I may be wrong about this, but the evidence shows that Rodgers has no hidden agenda, at least for today. I do not buy the idea that he is biased against Iheanacho, or anyone for that matter.
    Considering that Rodgers left an Englishman Vardy on the bench, excluded another Englishman Lookman from the squad, and started 2 Africans Daka and Ndidi, it seems to me that Rodgers’ primary interest is fielding his best legs, and his selection is dictated by the tactics he has chosen for the day.
    If Iheanacho is not starting games, perhaps he needs to take a hard, honest look at his mirror when he gets home.

  • pompei 3 years ago

    Ok Dr. Banks, if Lookman and Iheanacho are both down with Covid, that explains their exclusion then!
    However, Iheanacho has been out of favor of late. It’s up to him to work his way back into the starting line up.

  • Mercy 3 years ago

    Seven of leicester players are down with sickness (perez, lookman, ihenacho, damaray, vastanger and two others). 13th of December is set for their return

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