Iheanacho sets new record in Leicester City’s first Europa league win


Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho was at the heart of everything good for Leicester City in their Europa League win over over Zorya on Thursday.

The Nigerian forward scored one and recorded two assists to help Leicester City to a 3-0 win against Zorya, in one of Europa League Group G encounter.


Iheanacho provided the assist for the first goal scored by James Maddison in the 29th minute.


The former Manchester City forward later assisted Harvey Barnes for the second goal in the 45th minute.


Iheanacho wasn’t done, as he scored the third in 67th minutes to completed the rout for the Foxes, who picked up their first win in a Europa League game.


Kelechi Iheanacho also becomes the first Nigerian to assist two goals in a single UEFA Europa League game. Catalyst.


Kelechi Iheanacho game by numbers Vs Zorya Luhansk

71 mins

1 goal

2 assists

84% pass accuracy

6 key passes

2 massive chance created

2 dribbles completed

2 shots

1 Aerial won.


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