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V. Vernydub
Yellow Card
K. Iheanacho
3 - 0
H. Barnes
K. Iheanacho
2 - 0
J. Maddison
K. Iheanacho
1 - 0
V. Kabaev
Yellow Card

Match Stats

45% 54%
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 5 2
Total Passes 437 520
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Pos Team P W D L F A +/- PTS Form
1 Leicester City LEI Leicester City 6 4 1 1 14 5 +9 13 W L D W W
2 Sporting Braga BRA Sporting Braga 6 4 1 1 14 10 +4 13 W W D L W
3 Zorya ZOR Zorya 6 2 0 4 6 11 -5 6 L W W L L
4 AEK Athens AEK AEK Athens 6 1 0 5 7 15 -8 3 L L L W L


16th Finals


That's all for now though, goodbye!
The result means that Leicester take a commanding position in Group G, while Zorya's difficult away run in Europe continues.  
Leicester claim a dominant 3-0 victory over Zorya after an inspired performance from Iheanacho. The away side started brightly and could have taken the lead through Kabaev, but they went on to be punished for their wastefulness. First Maddison tapped in to give Leicester the lead, before Barnes doubled their advantage with a cool dink. Iheanacho had set up both of these goals and proceeded to get on the scoresheet himself in the second half when he slammed home from 12 yards. From there, Leicester had very few scares and collected an important 3-0 win.
90' + 5' FULL TIME: Leicester City 3-0 Zorya Luhansk
90' + 3' Under cracks off a free-kick from beyond 30 yards and it goes high and wide. 
90' + 2' Perovic advances to the edge of the area but he dithers without shooting or passing and Leicester scrap it away.
90' Four minutes of stoppage time are added on.
88' Zorya are still searching for a consolation, but Leicester are defending resolutely as we head towards stoppage time.  
86' Under scurries into the penalty area, but his path is blocked by Rufati and Zorya rally to clear it away.
S. Gryn
V. Kochergin
85' Substitution Vladyslav Kochergin Serhii Gryn
84' Yurchenko smashes a shot from 25 yards and it flicks away off Morgan for a corner that amounts to nothing. 
J. Justin
T. Castagne
82' Castagne is replaced by Justin at right-back in the second of Leicester's changes.
W. Morgan
J. Evans
82' Evans comes off for Morgan as Leicester slow the game down in its final stages.  
79' Zorya appeal for another penalty as Perovic goes down under the challenge from Evans, but replays show the defender clearly got to the ball first and that the referee was right to ignore the pleas.    
V. Vernydub
Yellow Card
77' Vernydub hacks down Barnes to earn himself a yellow card.  
A. Rufati
D. Favorov
76' Favorov makes way for Rufati as Zorya refresh their backline.
A. Cigaņiks
D. Khomchenovskyi
76' Khomchenovskiy is replaced by Cigaņiks in defence. 
75' Evans rises highest to meet Under's corner, but his header spirals way over the bar. 
73' Perez almost makes an immediate impact as Barnes has the opportunity to slide a pass across the goalkeeper to him, but Cvek slides in to fend off the danger at the last moment.  
Ayoze Pérez
K. Iheanacho
71' Iheanacho makes way for Perez after a sensational performance!
H. Choudhury
Y. Tielemans
71' Tielemans is replaced in the heart of midfield by Choudhury.
71' Iheanacho almost grabs another goal! Leicester look irresistible in attack right now as another move culminates with an unmarked shot inside the box, but this time Iheanacho drills a low effort inches wide.  
70' Praet receives a cut back from Barnes, but his eventual shot is feeble and Shevchenko comfortably gathers it.
69' That should secure the game now for Leicester after a superb second-half performance.  
K. Iheanacho
67' IHEANACHO MAKES IT THREE! 3-0! Iheanacho adds a goal to his two assists after anticipating a loose pass from Favorov and spinning into the penalty area before slamming a low shot into the bottom corner!
66' Praet squares a neat pass to Maddison on the edge of the area and the attacker spins past Vernydub before whipping a curling effort a few yards over the bar.  
O. Gladkyi
M. Lunev
65' Lunev is replaced Gladkiy in Zorya's second attacking change in quick succession.  
C. Ünder
J. Maddison
65' Maddison is replaced by Under after a successful evening.
M. Perović
V. Kabaev
64' Kabaev is replaced by Perovic as Zorya continue to chase the game.
63' Lunev gets to a loose ball in the penalty area first before going down under the challenge of Fofana, but the referee ignores his cries and waves play on.  
61' Maddison clips a pre-rehearsed corner to Fuchs on the edge of the box, but the defender slices his volley and Zorya clear.  
59' Iheanacho has been Leicester's creative fulcrum so far today: the striker has two assists from his five key passes and his selfless display has caused Zorya plenty of problems.  
57' Leicester have picked up where they left off in this half. They look incredibly threatening going forwards and Zorya are having to really battle to stay in the game.
55' Praet skips elegantly past Khomchenovskiy before slamming in a cross that gets blocked behind. Maddison takes the resulting corner and it's met by Fofana at the near post where he glances a header just wide of the far post.  
53' Barnes wriggles past a number of challenges before getting into the area and curling a shot against the legs of Cvek.
51' Barnes zooms in behind the Zorya defence again but he delays his cutback to Iheanacho and the chance drifts away before Maddison hits a speculative effort from distance well wide.  
50' Zorya win a free-kick 30 yards from goal and Yurchenko clips it into the box, only for Fofana to commandingly head it clear. 
48' Kabaev receives a dangerous pass from Lunev inside the box, but Evans does well to anticipate the danger and shepherd the attacker away from the area. 
46' Leicester get the second 45 underway.
Zorya certainly didn't play badly in that first half and they'll be hoping to push for a goal early in the second period to put the pressure back on Leicester. 
Leicester charge into a commanding 2-0 lead at the break despite a spirited Zorya performance. The away side started well and should have taken the lead when Kabaev's close-range effort was brilliant saved by Schmeichel. However, missed chances are often punished in the Europa League and Leicester proved this: first, Maddison tapped in after Barnes hit the post, before Barnes himself added to the lead with a delicate dink to leave Zorya with a mountain to climb.
45' + 1' HALF TIME: Leicester City 2-0 Zorya Luhansk
K. Iheanacho
45' It was a stunning assist from Iheanacho to set Barnes up with a delicate backheel, bringing his assist tally to two for the half.
H. Barnes
45' BARNES MAKES IT TWO! 2-0! Iheanacho draws in two defenders and bisects them with a backheel to set Barnes clean through on goal and the attacker cruises towards Shevchenko before dinking it cooly over the goalkeeper and in!
44' Brilliant block from Vernydub! Iheanacho selflessly slips Praet in behind and the midfielder takes a touch before lashing a fierce shot from 12 yards that looks to be goalbound, but for Vernydub who charges in to block the effort!
43' Khomchenovskiy slams a wicked delivery across the face of goal and Lunev throws himself at it but can't quite connect at the near post. 
41' Schmeichel carelessly surrenders possession in his own third, but Nazaryna elects to try and chip the goalkeeper from 25 yards and his effort spins comfortably wide. 
39' Barnes has been Leicester's main threat so far; he's had three shots already - including the effort that slammed off the post, allowing Maddison to give the hosts the lead.
37' Strong save by Shevchenko! Barnes races in behind the Zorya defence after a deft pass from Iheanacho and he holds off the challenge of Favorov before unleashing a stinging shot from 18 yards that Shevchenko superbly parries to safety!
35' Maddison dances into the box, but just as it looks like he's found room for a shot, he's dispossessed with a stern tackle by Cvek.
33' Castagne drives to the byline again before chipping in a neat cross that finds Barnes at the back post, but the attacker can't keep his header down and it drifts away for a goal kick.  
31' Well, that goal came at the perfect time for Leicester! Zorya were beginning to grow in confidence and settle into the game, but this goal will most likely set them back.  
K. Iheanacho
29' Iheanacho did brilliantly to react to Barnes' shot hitting the post - the striker arrived first to the ball and managed to slide in and divert it into the path of Maddison to tap in!
J. Maddison
29' LEICESTER TAKE THE LEAD! 1-0! Iheanacho drives through the heart of the pitch and slides a pass to Barnes who curls a brilliant effort that hits the post before ricocheting into the path of Maddison who taps it into an empty net!
28' Zorya have been excellent in these last 10 minutes and they'll be growing in confidence with this spell of pressure. 
V. Kabaev
Yellow Card
27' Kabaev is shown a yellow card after tripping Mendy to stop Leicester from breaking away.
26' Ivanisenya lets fly from 30 yards and has a shot deflected away for a corner that amounts to nothing. 
24' Maddison has the ball in the net after attempting a delightful dink, but the flag went up early and the goal won't count.  
22' Brilliant save from Schmeichel! Zorya cut through Leicester down the right flank, allowing Lunev to slide a brilliant pass across the face of goal where it's met by Kabaev who lunges to poke an effort from close range that Schmeichel bravely blocks away from goal!
20' Khomchenovskiy and Kabaev play a delightful one-two on the edge of the Leicester area, before the former dinks in a delightful cross from the byline that Evans does well to clear.  
18' Zorya win a succession of throw-ins deep inside the Leicester half, but the home side repeatedly clear the danger and Zorya's possession amounts to nothing. 
16' Praet searches for the run of Castagne down the right flank, but once again he hits a wayward pass that drifts away for a throw-in. Leicester have looked a little disjointed in attack so far, with a number of misplaced passes punctuating this slow start. 
14' Zorya will be content with this start. Although Leicester have dominated possession, the away side haven't conceded any real chances - plus they've shown a few promising signs on the counter-attack.
Y. Tielemans
Yellow Card
12' Tielemans is booked for hauling over Lunev, just as Zorya were looking to kickstart a counter-attack.
11' Leicester patiently put together another neat move that culminates with Castagne fizzing in a devious cross that Shevchenko initially spills, before gathering at the second attempt.  
9' Iheanacho latches onto a clever lofted pass from Tielemans before attempting to slip Praet through on goal, but once again, he can't get his pass right and Zorya clear.
7' Zorya will be hoping to end a horrible run of away form in this competition today; they've lost five of their last six away games in the Europa League, failing to score in each of these defeats.
6' Barnes and Iheanacho combine neatly inside the box, but the latter's final pass is overhit and Zorya scramble to clear. 
5' Yurchenko cuts inside from the left before swerving a curling effort well wide from 25 yards.
3' Castagne quickly wins possession back for the hosts and they settle into the game with a long spell of possession around their back four.
1' Zorya get the first half underway.
The players are emerging from the tunnel and kick off is just seconds away!
Leicester will be looking to avoid setting an unwanted record today; no English side has lost to a Ukrainian team on home soil – played 32, won 27!
Zorya, similarly make three changes; Abu Hanna, Ciganiks and Hladkyy drop out with Khomchenovskiy, Ivanisenya and Lunev coming in.
Leicester make just two changes to the side that lost at the death against Aston Villa on Sunday; Justin and Perez make way for Fuchs and Maddison.
SUBS: Mihailo Perovic, Agron Rufati, Dmytro Matsapura, Sergiy Gryn, Andrejs Ciganiks, Olexandr Gladkiy, Joel Abu Hanna, Nikola Vas.
ZORYA LUHANSK (4-3-3): Mykyta Shevchenko; Denis Favorov, Vitali Vernydub, Lovro Cvek, Dymytro Khomchenovskiy; Yehor Nazarnya, Dmitriy Ivanisenya, Vladislav Kochergin; Maxim Lunev, Vladlen Yurchenko, Vladyslav Kabaev.
SUBS: Ayoze Perez, Eldin Jakupovic, Wes Morgan, Danny Ward, James Justin, Hamza Choudhury, Cengiz Under, Marc Albrighton.
LEICESTER CITY (4-1-4-1): Kasper Schmeichel; Timothy Castagne, Wesley Fofana, Jonny Evans, Christian Fuchs; Nampalys Mendy; James Maddison, Youri Tielemans, Dennis Praet, Harvey Barnes; Kelechi Iheanacho.
This will be the first competitive meeting between the two sides as Leicester look to quickly snatch control of the group with a dominant win, while Zorya will hope to pull off a shock win to boost their attempts to qualify from the group stage for the first time.
Hello and welcome to live commentary of this Europa League Group G fixture between Leicester and Zorya Luhansk. 
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