FA Cup: Iheanacho Nets Winner vs Brentford As Leicester Reach 5th Round

Kelechi Iheanacho netted the winner as Leicester City booked a place in the Fifth Round of the Emirates FA Cup following a 1-0 win against Brentford at the Griffin Park on Saturday afternoon, reports[1].

Iheanacho scored the decisive goal in the fourth minute, thanks to an assist from James Austin.

The Nigerian forward’s left-footed shot from inside the box beat goalkeeper Luke Daniels after he was teed up by the defender.


He was replaced by Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall in the 68th minute.

Iheanacho has now scored nine goals in his nine FA Cup starts (5 goals for Leicester & 4 for Manchester City).

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The goal also increased the 23-year-old’s tally to seven and three assists in 12 appearances in all competitions for the Foxes this season.

Leicester City will next face Aston Villa in a Carabao Cup semi-final second leg tie at the Villa Park on Tuesday.

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