Starting XI: Pickford, Coleman, Jagielka, Keane, Martina; Davies, Gueye; Walcott, Rooney, Sigurdsson; Niasse
Subs: Robles, Kenny, Williams, Schneiderlin, Bolasie, Calvert-Lewin, Tosun
Starting XI: Schmeichel, Amartey, Dragović, Maguire, Chilwell, Albrighton, Ndidi, James, Gray, Okazaki, Vardy.
Subs: Hamer, Benalouane, Fuchs, Silva, Iborra, Diabaté, Iheanacho
For the first twenty minutes Everton looked abysmal as the visitors dominated play and even hit the woodwork. However, for a scintillating spell after that, the Blues dominated possession, moved the ball around with ease and ran into spaces as they tore the visitors apart racing into a two-goal lead thanks to Theo Walcott, who could have had more as should Oumar Niasse really.
A silly penalty given up by Wayne Rooney late in the game allowed the Foxes back into the clash, and set up a thrilling finale where Leicester hit the woodwork two more times but failed to find the equalizer.
Whew, what a thriller, but even more importantly, a very important three points against the team in seventh place.
Now let’s see how we end Deadline Day.
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