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  • Date:11 Sep 2010
  • Kick-off:12:30
  • Venue:Ricoh Arena
  • Platt (39)
  • King (75)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93:49 +3.49

Steve Howard takes a shot. Lee Carsley gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken by Paul Gallagher, Header on goal by Michael Morrison from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

93:22 +3.22

Richard Keogh sends in a cross, clearance made by Michael Morrison.

92:15 +2.15

Steve Howard gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Richard Wood. Keiren Westwood takes the direct free kick.

90:07 +0.07

Jordan Clarke fouled by Michael Morrison, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Keiren Westwood.

89:09

Dany N'Guessan produces a cross, clearance made by Sammy Clingan.

88:26

Centre by Jack Hobbs, Steve Howard takes a shot. Ben Turner gets a block in. Corner taken right-footed by Paul Gallagher.

87:32

Corner taken by Paul Gallagher from the left by-line, clearance made by Richard Wood.

87:11

Dany N'Guessan takes a shot. Blocked by Ben Turner.

84:27

Steve Howard takes a shot. Save by Keiren Westwood.

83:49

Michael McIndoe challenges Robbie Neilson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Carl Ikeme takes the free kick.

82:38

Dany N'Guessan takes a shot. Save by Keiren Westwood.

82:11

Lee Carsley crosses the ball, save by Carl Ikeme.

81:37

Robbie Neilson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael McIndoe. Sammy Clingan crosses the ball in from the free kick.

80:44

(Leicester) makes a substitution, with Steve Howard coming on for Matt Fryatt. Dany N'Guessan joins the action as a substitute, replacing Lloyd Dyer.

80:19

Matt Fryatt produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the right-hand post.

77:13

Michael Doyle concedes a free kick for a foul on Matt Oakley. Michael Doyle receives a yellow card. Richie Wellens is cautioned. Michael Morrison restarts play with the free kick.

76:02

Michael Doyle on for Lukas Jutkiewicz.

75:05

A goal is scored by Andy King from inside the penalty box high into the middle of the goal. Coventry 1-1 Leicester.

73:42

Paul Gallagher joins the action as a substitute, replacing Martyn Waghorn.

71:52

Bruno Berner produces a cross, Jordan Clarke manages to make a clearance. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Martyn Waghorn.

70:10

The assistant referee flags for offside against Richard Keogh. Jack Hobbs restarts play with the free kick.

68:05

Lee Carsley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Richie Wellens. Caution for Lee Carsley. Matt Oakley takes the free kick.

66:57

Aron Gunnarsson on for Daniel Ward.

66:22

The referee books Michael McIndoe for unsporting behaviour.

66:22

Booking for Michael McIndoe.

66:01

Inswinging corner taken by Martyn Waghorn from the right by-line.

65:33

Lloyd Dyer takes a shot. Save by Keiren Westwood.

64:52

A cross is delivered by Matt Oakley, Headed effort from inside the area by Martyn Waghorn hits the post.

64:07

Corner taken by Martyn Waghorn from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Lee Carsley.

60:36

A cross is delivered by Richie Wellens, Jordan Clarke gets a block in.

59:55

Short corner taken by Richie Wellens from the left by-line.

59:33

Lloyd Dyer sends in a cross, Keiren Westwood makes a save.

59:33

Centre by Lloyd Dyer, save by Keiren Westwood.

58:35

Free kick awarded for a foul by Bruno Berner on Lukas Jutkiewicz. Sammy Clingan delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing.

58:04

Robbie Neilson produces a cross, save by Keiren Westwood.

56:27

Unfair challenge on Lukas Jutkiewicz by Bruno Berner results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Sammy Clingan, Robbie Neilson manages to make a clearance.

52:16

Bruno Berner gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lukas Jutkiewicz. Free kick taken by Richard Keogh.

50:22

The ball is delivered by Michael McIndoe, clearance made by Michael Morrison.

49:31

The ball is delivered by Lloyd Dyer.

49:12

Lukas Jutkiewicz gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Richie Wellens. Free kick taken by Richie Wellens.

47:30

The offside flag is raised against Lloyd Dyer. Indirect free kick taken by Keiren Westwood.

46:52

Richie Wellens takes a shot. Lee Carsley gets a block in.

46:39

The ball is sent over by Martyn Waghorn, save by Keiren Westwood.

44:04

Centre by Michael McIndoe.

41:55

The referee blows for offside against Bruno Berner. Keiren Westwood takes the free kick.

41:00

Centre by Bruno Berner, clearance by Jordan Clarke.

39:26

A cross is delivered by Michael McIndoe, Clive Platt scores a headed goal from inside the penalty box. Coventry 1-0 Leicester.Assist on the goal came from Michael McIndoe.

36:50

The ball is swung over by Lloyd Dyer, Andy King takes a shot. Keiren Westwood makes a save.

35:17

Gary McSheffrey leaves the field to be replaced by Michael McIndoe.

34:33

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Ben Turner.

33:54

Matt Fryatt has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.

33:23

Sammy Clingan produces a cross, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Lukas Jutkiewicz misses to the right of the target.

32:16

Lloyd Dyer has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

31:26

Clive Platt concedes a free kick for a foul on Jack Hobbs. Carl Ikeme takes the free kick.

30:34

Shot from just outside the area by Daniel Ward misses to the right of the target.

29:36

The ball is sent over by Sammy Clingan.

29:14

Sammy Clingan decides to take the corner short.

26:11

The referee blows for offside against Matt Fryatt. Keiren Westwood takes the free kick.

25:36

Jordan Clarke fouled by Robbie Neilson, the ref awards a free kick. Keiren Westwood takes the free kick.

22:56

The ball is swung over by Bruno Berner, blocked by Daniel Ward.

19:47

A cross is delivered by Lukas Jutkiewicz, blocked by Robbie Neilson. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Sammy Clingan, Richard Wood has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the goal.

16:57

Lukas Jutkiewicz has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the goal.

15:08

Jack Hobbs produces a cross, clearance by Richard Wood.

13:54

Jack Hobbs takes a shot. Sammy Clingan gets a block in.

13:06

Martyn Waghorn takes a shot. Ben Turner gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken by Martyn Waghorn from the right by-line played to the near post, Lee Carsley manages to make a clearance.

11:35

The ball is crossed by Richie Wellens.

10:30

Lloyd Dyer takes a shot. Blocked by Ben Turner. Corner taken by Richie Wellens, save by Keiren Westwood.

10:15

The ball is swung over by Daniel Ward, Robbie Neilson manages to make a clearance.

6:54

Martyn Waghorn is penalised for a handball. Free kick taken by Keiren Westwood.

5:53

Richie Wellens fouled by Lukas Jutkiewicz, the ref awards a free kick. Carl Ikeme restarts play with the free kick.

4:30

Corner from right by-line taken by Lloyd Dyer.

4:06

Lloyd Dyer takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Jordan Clarke.

3:57

The ball is delivered by Bruno Berner, clearance made by Jordan Clarke.

3:29

The ball is swung over by Lloyd Dyer, Richard Wood makes a clearance.

2:48

Jack Hobbs challenges Lee Carsley unfairly and gives away a free kick. Keiren Westwood restarts play with the free kick.

1:20

Richard Keogh gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lloyd Dyer. Free kick crossed right-footed by Richie Wellens, clearance by Richard Wood.

0:58

Unfair challenge on Matt Fryatt by Richard Wood results in a free kick. Andy King takes the direct free kick.

The match begins.

The referee blows his whistle to start the second half.

The whistle is blown to end the first half.

The referee blows for the end of the match.

Match Preview

City hope to parade new boys Coventry could well be boosted by the services of both Marlon King and Danny Ward for the M69 derby against Leicester. Striker King is close to tying up a deal and is expected do so before Saturday, while winger Ward will definitely be available after putting the finishing touches to a loan switch from Bolton until January. Striker Freddy Eastwood (knee) and defender James McPake (shin) are both touch and go and will be assessed ahead of kick-off, while midfielder Carl Baker serves a one-match ban for his dismissal at Millwall. City`s internationals have returned from duty with their respective nations unscathed, while Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Keiren Westwood on Thursday held clear-the-air talks with manager Aidy Boothroyd and will again start between the sticks after being dropped last time out. The clash is the last of Iain Turner`s loan spell from Everton, although Boothroyd could look to extend the keeper`s stay. Striker Lukas Jutkiewicz (knee) has recovered but long-term absentees Chris Hussey and Stephen O`Halloran remain sidelined. Martyn Waghorn and Yuki Abe are in contention to make their debuts for Leicester. Waghorn had a hugely successful loan spell at the Walkers Stadium last season, scoring 12 goals in 43 appearances as the Foxes reached the play-offs, and he has now joined the club on a permanent basis as a replacement for DJ Campbell who has completed a permanent switch to Blackpool. Japan international midfielder Abe also joined Leicester during the two-week international break from Urawa Red Diamonds. Further good news for boss Paulo Sousa is that Chris Weale should be in contention for a starting place. The goalkeeper has been out since suffering a shoulder injury in the defeat at Burnley on August 21.

Match Report

King earns Foxes deserved point Andy King's late leveller ensured a dominant Leicester claimed a more-than-deserved share of the spoils in a 1-1 draw at Coventry. Clive Platt's header, his first goal for the Sky Blues, five minutes before the break looked destined to seal victory over a Foxes side who must have been wondering how they would be coming away from the Ricoh Arena without the local bragging rights. But King's sublime lofted finish in the 76th minute secured only a second point of the season for a visiting side whose passing football covered almost every blade of grass but lacked an end product. The impressive Martyn Waghorn, making his second debut for Leicester after signing permanently from Sunderland, had handed the Sky Blues a firm warning had they needed one 11 minutes earlier when he headed against a post. Coventry could count themselves lucky to still have their unbeaten home record intact although they have now won just one of their last 13 encounters against Leicester. Aidy Boothroyd and opposite number Paulo Sousa made a combined total of 11 changes going into the derby clash. And it was the visitors who were by far the better of the two sides from the off with Sky Blues centre-back Ben Turner doing well early on to block efforts from both the lively Lloyd Dyer and Waghorn. The Foxes continued to orchestrate well-worked approach play as the half wore on but, crucially, Keiren Westwood - back between the posts after he and Boothroyd drew a line under their public contract dispute - was yet to be seriously tested. Matty Fryatt rounded the Republic of Ireland international before firing another Leicester chance wide from an acute angle as Coventry struggled to see any of the ball. Boothroyd was left with no choice but to match the visitors' system as Michael McIndoe replaced Gary McSheffrey, who appeared to be carrying an injury, after 36 minutes. And the substitution paid dividends just four minutes later as Coventry took the lead against the run of play. McIndoe, with one of his first touches, delivered a pinpoint cross for Platt who shrugged off the attentions of Jack Hobbs to head down into the bottom corner and hand City a fortuitous half-time advantage. Sousa's side started the second half in the same way they started the first, firmly on the front foot. Waghorn brought a good save from Westwood before Dyer also forced him into action. Coventry's rearguard was now coming under serious pressure and Waghorn came closest to finding the net for Leicester when he headed Matt Oakley's cross against a post. Westwood then did well to turn Dyer's drive for a corner before King finally levelled matters with his second goal of the season. Jordan Clarke and Turner made a mess of their defensive duties and King lobbed the ball over the advancing Westwood with a superb finish that dipped under the crossbar. Leicester made all the late running in search of a winner but it was not to be as Coventry escaped with a point.

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