Premier League: James Maddison shines as Leicester demolish Nottingham Forest 4-0 (Full time reactions)
Brendan Rodgers lastly picked up his first Premier League of the season after the Foxes dismantled the Forest on Monday evening, and this is how followers have reacted.
Leicester City hosted returnees, Nottingham Forest, on the King Power Stadium within the Premier League on Monday evening, October 3, 2022.
In what was a conflict of the underside groups within the league, Brendan Rodgers was seeking to keep away from a seventh consecutive defeat within the league whereas Steve Cooper’s Forest have been hoping to finish a four-game shedding streak.
It was a optimistic begin for the hosts who discovered themselves in nice attacking positions within the opening 5 minutes of the sport with Dewsbury-Hall heading James Maddison’s cross extensive from 5 yards within the fifth minute in what would have been the opener.
In the 14th minute once more, Leicester had a great goalscoring alternative as James Maddison whipped a wonderful field into the field from a free-kick, just for an unmarked Jamie Vardy to move extensive of the submit.
The hosts continued to dominate within the opening 20 minutes of the sport till the guests launched a quick-fire counter-attack as Gibbs-White performed Taiwo Awoniyi by way of on objective, however the Super Eagles striker noticed his shot hit the submit within the twenty second minute.
Three minutes later, the breakthrough lastly got here by way of as James Maddison’s effort was deflected into the again of the Forest internet after Jese Lingard’s mis-control on the sting of his personal field to place the Foxes within the lead.
And the Foxes’ domination continued to repay as they doubled their benefit within the twenty seventh minute after Jamie Vardy discovered Harvey Barnes who unleashed a superb curling effort into the Forest internet to place the hosts 2-0 up.
And the Foxes’ confidence solely obtained higher with the guests struggling to discover a response as their woes compounded extra.
James Maddison as soon as once more scored a spectacular free-kick within the thirty fifth minute to seize his brace and get Leicester’s third objective of the match as Steve Cooper’s males regarded set for one more setback.
Leicester remained in management having cruised to a deserved 3-0 lead over Nottingham Forest on the break thanks to a few targets in fast succession, with Steve Cooper’s staff failing to play a single shot on course within the opening 45.
The second half resumed with the guests hoping to launch a comeback as Taiwo Awoniyi latched onto McKenna’s by way of ball solely to see his effort saved by Danny Ward within the 52nd minute.
However, after some tactical modifications from Brenda Rodgers, it was the Foxes who prolonged their lead even additional within the 73rd minute, with Maddison as soon as extra within the thick of the motion, discovering second-half substitute Patson Daka who flicked residence in chic style with the within of his heel from Maddison’s low move to place the hosts 4-0 clear.
Forest tried to discover a comfort objective within the 88th minute after Gibbs-White headed a cross goalwards from second-half substitute and Super Eagles star Emmanuel Dennis however his effort was handled simply by Danny Ward.
Eventually, there could be no comfort for Steve Cooper’s Forest as they have been condemned to their fifth straight defeat within the Premier League by full-time with Leicester selecting up their first three factors of the season.
Social Media Reactions
Following the win for Leicester, followers have taken to social media to reward the brilliance of Foxes star James Maddison who grabbed a brace on Monday evening.
Fans have now referred to as for England supervisor Gareth Southgate to incorporate him in his ultimate squad for November’s World Cup in Qatar after excluding him from England’s newest Nations League marketing campaign which noticed them relegated within the current worldwide break.
Here’s what’s buzzin beneath:
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