Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho marked his debut with an assist as Leicester City came from a goal down to beat Bundesliga club Borussia Monchengladbach 2-1 in the Foxes’ last pre-season game on Friday at the King Power Stadium.
A brace from Jamie Vardy cancelled out Monchengladbach’s lead scored by Thorgan Hazard.
Wilfred Ndidi who was in Leicester’s starting line-up, was later replaced by Vicente Iborra, while Ahmed Musa was benched throughout the game.
After a goalless first half, Monchengladbach took the lead in the 46th minute after Hazard smashed in a right-foot effort from 18 yards.
In the 67th minute, Leicester were back on level terms thanks to Vardy who brilliantly controlled a pass from over the top before coolly putting it past the Monchengladbach keeper.
Vardy grabbed his second goal to put Leicester 2-1 ahead on 74 minutes after finishing off Iheanacho’s assist following superb build-up play.
Leicester will kick off the 2017/2018 Premier League campaign with a trip to the Emirates to face Arsenal next Friday.
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