Leicester City 3-0 Burnley

17 Sep

Islam Slimani


Islam Slimani made his Leicester debut in the win over Club Brugge on Wednesday

Leicester City’s record signing Islam Slimani marked his Premier League debut with two goals as the champions eased past Burnley.

The striker opened the scoring in the last minute of the first half with a header from Christian Fuchs’ free-kick.

He made it two just after the restart with another header and Ben Mee’s own goal completed the scoring.

The win capped off a great week for the Foxes, who also won 3-0 at Club Brugge in the Champions League on Wednesday.

More to follow.

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Match ends, Leicester City 3, Burnley 0.

Second Half ends, Leicester City 3, Burnley 0.

Attempt missed. Sam Vokes (Burnley) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Jeff Hendrick.

Offside, Burnley. Matthew Lowton tries a through ball, but Patrick Bamford is caught offside.

Matthew Lowton (Burnley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Marc Albrighton (Leicester City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Matthew Lowton (Burnley).

Marc Albrighton (Leicester City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Sam Vokes (Burnley).

Foul by Daniel Amartey (Leicester City).

Ben Mee (Burnley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution, Leicester City. Demarai Gray replaces Riyad Mahrez.

Attempt missed. Sam Vokes (Burnley) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Stephen Ward with a cross.

Attempt saved. Johann Berg Gudmundsson (Burnley) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Daniel Amartey (Leicester City).

Patrick Bamford (Burnley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Islam Slimani (Leicester City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by George Boyd (Burnley).

Substitution, Leicester City. Andy King replaces Daniel Drinkwater.

Substitution, Burnley. Patrick Bamford replaces Andre Gray.

Own Goal by Ben Mee, Burnley. Leicester City 3, Burnley 0.

Corner, Leicester City. Conceded by Johann Berg Gudmundsson.

Attempt blocked. Marc Albrighton (Leicester City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Riyad Mahrez.

Daniel Drinkwater (Leicester City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Matthew Lowton (Burnley).

Attempt blocked. Daniel Drinkwater (Leicester City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Christian Fuchs with a cross.

Corner, Leicester City. Conceded by George Boyd.

Attempt blocked. Christian Fuchs (Leicester City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Daniel Amartey (Leicester City) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Riyad Mahrez (Leicester City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Christian Fuchs.

Corner, Leicester City. Conceded by George Boyd.

Attempt blocked. Riyad Mahrez (Leicester City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Leicester City. Conceded by Michael Keane.

Foul by Islam Slimani (Leicester City).

Ben Mee (Burnley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Daniel Drinkwater (Leicester City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jeff Hendrick (Burnley).

Substitution, Burnley. Sam Vokes replaces Steven Defour.

Attempt saved. Marc Albrighton (Leicester City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jamie Vardy.

Offside, Burnley. Ben Mee tries a through ball, but Andre Gray is caught offside.

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