Burnley vs Leicester City: Leicester came away with three much-needed points after beating Burnley 2-0 in the Premier League.
The match was quite stalemate for more than 80 minutes before substitute James Maddison put the Foxes ahead after a smart finish from outside the box. Vardy widened the gap in the 90th minute with a simple finish to put the game to sleep.
Let’s have a look at the player ratings for the Burnley vs Leicester City match:-
Nick Pope (GK) (7.3/10): Pope made some good saves and came out to claim the ball from crosses. However, his distribution is very poor.
Connor Roberts (6.8/10): Roberts made some important tackles and interceptions but he lost possession a lot and his pass was sloppy.
James Tarkowski (6.6 / 10): Tarkowski played well for most of the game but was unable to put in the key block to deny Maddison.
Ben Mee (October 7): Mee had to retire after 40 minutes after getting injured, Had a steady performance until then.
Charlie Taylor (6.5/10): Taylor kept pushing forward but his crosses were poor and handled long balls well.
A Lenon (6.3 / 10): Lenon was silent throughout the match. He could not create many chances for Burnley.
Ashley Westwood (7.4/10): Westwood played energetically in the midfield and made a lot of crosses and passes forward. He dribbled the ball very well forward.
James Brownhill (7.5/10): Brownhill also plays well in midfield, his ability to switch play with the long ball is impressive.
Dwight Mcneil (7.6 / 10): Mcneil keeps trying to beat Leicester defender and success is paramount. His delivery from crosses could have been better
W Weghorst (6/10): Weghorst could not convert a great opportunity fell into his hands. He was constantly able to eat long balls but could not hold the ball well.
Maxwell Cornet (6.4/10): Cornet didn’t see the ball as much as he would have liked and couldn’t have much of an impact on the game.
Nathan Collins (7.2/10): Come on in for Mee in the 40th minute and do a good job defending and making some good tackles
Ashley Barnes: NA
Jack Cork (6.2/10): Only been on the field for 19 minutes and couldn’t help his team after coming on
Kasper Schmeichel (7.4/10): Schmeichel made a couple of excellent saves. He also acts as a good sweeper goalkeeper.
Çağlar Söyüncü (7.6 / 10): Played some good long balls from behind, attacking well with the threat from Burnley’s strikers.
Daniel Amartey (7.3/10): Helped keep clean sheets and played a role in keeping Weghorst and Cornet quiet.
Ricardo Pereira (October 7): Only played for 45 minutes but was active at both ends of the pitch before being banned.
Luke Thomas (6.7/10): The left-back played well defensively but did not go forward and helped his teammates get the ball in the penalty area.
Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall (6.5/10): Make a few progressive passes into the final third. His crosses and long balls are poor.
Wilfred Ndidi (7.3/10): Won a lot of duels in the middle of the park. Even so, lose the ball on the majority of the ball.
Youri Tielemans (6.6 / 10): Couldn’t make much of an impact on Burnley’s low form.
Marc Albrighton (6.5/10): His passing accuracy is noticeably less accurate but he still manages to create a question mark with a few passes and passes.
Harvey Barnes (7.3/10): Had a good game on the left wing. Got an assist after picking Vardy smartly with a cross.
Patson Daka (5.9/10): Had a bad game before and couldn’t convert the chance he got.
James Maddison (7.5/10): Entered the field in the 72nd minute and scored with an impressive shot from the edge of the box.
Jamie Vardy (8.2/10): An impactful substitute player set Maddison’s goal and scored a poacher later after coming on in the 72nd minute.
Ademola Lookman (6.3 / 10): There was a quiet game after coming on at 45 minutes and could not cause serious trouble for Burnley defense.
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