Leicester City 2-2 Napoli: Osimhen grabs brace, Ndidi red card in thrilling encounter

Leicester City 2-2 Napoli: Osimhen grabs brace, Ndidi red card in thrilling encounter

9/17/2021 1:01:00 AM

Leicester City 2-2 Napoli: Osimhen grabs brace, Ndidi red card in thrilling encounter

It was a deserved point for Napoli in Group C as they produced more goal-scoring chances and they were profligate until...

bySeptember 16, 20212 min readIt was a Nigerian story at the King Power Stadium on Thursday as Napoli came back from two goals down to force a 2-2 draw againston matchday 1 of the UEFA Europa League.Two goals fromVictor Osimhenin the second half canceled out the two-goal lead given to the Foxes by Ayoze Perez in the ninth minute and Harvey Barnes in the 64th-off a precise assist from Kelechi Iheanacho.

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A looped finish on 69 minutes by Osimhen gave Napoli belief and the 22-year-old completed the comeback with a terrific header in the 87th minute.Wilfred Ndidi received a second yellow card in the third minute of added-on time as Leicester finished with 10 men.

It was a deserved point for Napoli in Group C as they produced more goal-scoring chances and they were profligate until Osimhen got his brace.Legia Warsawa lead the group after a 1-0 away victory over Spartak Moscow. Read more: Premium Times »

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