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Leicester tops Man City 1-0 at Wembley in Grealish debut

Kelechi Iheanacho’s late punishment gave Leicester a 1-0 triumph over Man City in the Community Shield on Saturday, capturing everyone’s attention from Jack Grealish.

Iheanacho’s left-footed rocket from the spot beat goalkeeper Zack Steffen in the 88th moment in the English season-opener, and Leicester praised by and by at Wembley Stadium, where they won the FA Cup last in May.

Grealish made his introduction for City only two days after the Premier League champion broke the British exchange charge record by paying 100 million pounds ($139 million) to sign him from Aston Villa.

The midfielder came on in the 65th moment and searched for whistle when he went down on the edge of the Leicester box around 10 minutes after the fact.

Grealish made his debut for City just two days after the Premier League champion broke the British transfer fee record by paying 100 million pounds ($139 million) to sign him from Aston Villa.

He didn’t get it, however Iheanacho did in the wake of being brought somewhere around protector Nathan Ake. The Nigeria global committed no error from the spot against his previous group.

“I’m truly appreciative to get the prize today for my group, so I’m truly cheerful,” Iheanacho told ITV. “I think it was a punishment, he got me, the ref saw it.

“I’ve been rehearsing punishments,” he added. “I missed one final season so I’ve been rehearsing in preseason. I had only one thing in my brain, simply take shots at a point and hit it hard.”

City fields freshers

City chief Pep Guardiola offered starts to youngsters Sam Edozie and Cole Palmer while set up stars, including like Kevin De Bruyne and Phil Foden, stay out either harmed or simply getting back from summer break.

“I would have wanted to dominate the match,” Guardiola said. “Congrats to Leicester for the triumph, yet the exhibition was great. At this phase of the period, and to play the youthful folks, was superb.

“With a tad of karma and with better choices in the last third,” he added, “we might have scored. Be that as it may, with every one of the players out, the players who have prepared together the most recent fourteen days have been remarkable.”

Grealish, he added, was “great.”

“Forceful, conflicting with full backs, each time he had the ball he had three players around him. Bit by bit he will track down his best,” the chief said.

As the customary season blind raiser, the Community Shield is a cross between a cutthroat match and a preseason amicable. It’s challenged by the heroes of the class and the FA Cup.

“We know it’s the finish of the preseason and players are as yet searching for wellness, however over the most recent couple of years it’s become an unmistakable prize and that is the attitude we need to bring to the group and the club,” Leicester administrator Brendan Rodgers said. (Man city)

Leicester has Wolverhampton next Saturday, and City visits Tottenham next Sunday.

BY TRENDIENEWZ

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