Leicester City won after 10 matches.
Leicester City won a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over Wolverhampton in the 32nd round of the English Premier League (EPL) in the 2022-23 season held at King Power Stadium in Leicester, England on the 22nd at 11:00 pm (Korean time). With this, Leicester rose to 17th in the league with 8 wins, 4 draws and 20 losses (28 points). On the other hand, Wolverhampton stayed in 13th place in the league with 9 wins, 7 draws and 16 losses (34 points).
Leicester formed a 4-2-3-1 formation. Vardy, Dhaka, Iheanacho, Tete, Tilemance, Sumare, Christiansen, Pas, Sowinjwi, Castagne, and Iversen started.
Wolverhampton took out a 4-4-2 formation. Costa, Cunha, Sarabia, Nunes, Gomes, Lemina, Totti, Kilman, Dawson, Semedo, and Saga started.
Wolves went on the offensive. In the 8th minute of the first half, a corner kick attack caused a confusion before the goal. Taking advantage of this, Dawson even made a shot, but turned away from the goal. In the 10th minute of the first half, Sarabia’s shot was weak. Wolverhampton paid off early. After Lerma took the ball from Tilemance in the 13th minute of the first half, he immediately launched a counterattack. Kunya, who inherited this, scored the first goal by shooting from the front of the arc.
Wolverhampton continued to tap. In the 24th minute of the first half, Kunya stormed Nunes’ killer pass and connected it with a shot, but it was hit by the defense body and escaped. In the 26th minute of the first half, Dawson’s left-footed shot did not go to the goal.
Leicester had a chance to equalize메이저놀이터. In the 34th minute of the first half, during Leicester’s counterattack, Lee Heanacho’s space pass was penetrated and caught by the body. In the process, a penalty kick (PK) was declared when Saga emptied the goal and stepped on the foot of the body. As the kicker, Iheanacho balanced the score with a shot that deceived the goalkeeper.
Both teams showed their concentration until the end of the first half. In the first half of extra time, Sarabia’s left-footed shot went over the post. Leicester also had a chance. Saga blocked a left-footed shot by Iheanacho in the first half of extra time. The second ball was rushed by Dhaka and connected with a shot, but the goalkeeper saved it again. The first half ended at 1-1.
Both teams switched players at the start of the second half. Lerma was removed and Neves was put in. Leicester changed body to Dewsbury-Hall. Leicester missed a comeback opportunity. In the 12th minute of the second half, in the counterattack opportunity, Dhaka’s shot was blocked by Saga. Dewsbury-Hall flooded the second ball and shot it, but the impact on the opponent’s tackle was not properly carried.
Wolverhampton used a replacement card. In the 12th minute of the second half, Costa and Sarabia were removed and Hwang Hee-chan and Moutinho were put in. Leicester swallowed the regret. In the 22nd minute of the second half, in the course of a corner kick, Soewinji took a shot and blocked it with instant reaction speed. Leicester turned the game around. In the 30th minute of the second half, Kristiansen’s ground ball cross from the left was successfully reversed by Castagne finishing with his left foot in front of the gate.
Wolverhampton continued to tap. In the 38th minute of the second half, Hwang Hee-chan’s header was barely caught by the goalkeeper. In the 43rd minute of the second half, Neves’ free kick was blocked by the goalkeeper’s super save. Five minutes of extra time were given, but no goals were scored and the match ended with Leicester winning 2-1.