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Premier League: Leicester nonetheless have ‘work to do’ to complete in high 4, says supervisor Brendan Rodgers

Leicester will face first 4 Champions League rivals and finalists Chelsea within the FA Cup remaining on Saturday, searching for to win the trophy for the primary time after 4 defeats within the remaining.

File picture of Leicester Metropolis supervisor Brendan Rodgers. AP

London: Brendan Rodgers stated Leicester nonetheless had “work to do” after the FA Cup finalists positioned within the Premier League’s high 4 with a uncommon victory at Manchester United.

A 2-1 win at Outdated Trafford on Tuesday propelled Leicester, who’ve two league video games to play, third within the desk – eight factors away from fifth-placed West Ham.

Leicester will face first 4 Champions League rivals and finalists Chelsea within the FA Cup remaining on Saturday, searching for to win the trophy for the primary time after 4 defeats within the remaining.

However Rodgers, conscious of final season’s late collapse, which meant they missed out on Champions League qualification on the final day of the season, careworn that the job was not but executed.

“It is a massively essential victory for us,” stated the Leicester boss. “It is large. We’re 66 factors now, which is what two of the groups that completed there (the highest 4) final season.

“It is a large step, however there are nonetheless two video games to go and the groups are nonetheless chasing us, so we nonetheless have work to do.”

Targets from Luke Thomas and Caglar Soyuncu secured the factors, which gave Manchester Metropolis the title of Pep Guardiola.

Nonetheless, Rodgers criticized his crew’s efficiency within the first half.

“We performed too slowly and the pace of our sport was poor,” stated Rodgers. “We weren’t particular sufficient, and while you’re like that towards a high they will damage you.

“All the issues have been with our lack of possession.”

The victory at Outdated Trafford towards a really modified United could have calmed the nerves of the Leicester gamers, who had received simply two of their earlier six league video games.

“We stated once we obtained to the ultimate there was nonetheless a whole lot of work to do for us within the league and we did a superb job getting thus far,” stated Rodgers.

“We are able to now come again tomorrow with a implausible end result and prepare to face the Champions League finalists.

“It is an opportunity for historical past on the weekend.”

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