Thursday, 3 November 2016

LEICESTER CITY BREAKS CHAMPIONS LEAGUE LONG RUNNING RECORD

Leicester City of England have broken the Champions League Clean Sheet record in their first appearance.



England Champion Leicester City have now kept clean sheets in each of their four matches during their debut campaign in the competition.

Leicester City begins their debut Champions League campaign with a 3-0 away win at club Brugge, thanks to Marc Albrighton with the opening goal and mark the beginning of the Fox at UEFA tournament before the Algerian playmaker Riyad Mahrez score twice on that night.

Their Champions League first home game was against former Champions League winner FC Porto which ended in a 1-0 win for the England side to stay clear at the top of the group ahead of former champions. Their third champion league game and second home play was against FC Koebenhavn which also ended 1-0 in favor of Leicester City.


The Foxes now became the first side in Champions League history to keep clean sheets in their first four matches in the competition.
Only Parma in 1997-1998 and Malaga in 2012-2013 had previously keep clean sheets in their opening three games, but their records has now been taken by Claudio Ranieri's men in 2016-17 Champions League campaign.

Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel was on his top-form in his homeland as he pulled off a  superb last-minute save to deny Andreas Cornelius of  FC Koebenhavn from a close range and force the game to end in a goalless draw.

Leicester City are now 10 points from four matches to stay at the top of their group ahead of second place FC Porto.
Their Clean Sheets run possibly extend to five in their next game on 22nd November when they face Club Brugge at  the King Power Stadium.


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