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  • Date:26 Feb 2013
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:The King Power Stadium
  • Attendance:19,561
  • Wood (28) Kane (41)
    King (90)
Goal!

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91:36 +1.36

Corner taken by Martyn Waghorn, Andy King scores a headed goal from close in. Leicester 3-0 Blackburn.Assist by Martyn Waghorn.

87:46

Corner taken by Martyn Waghorn.

85:56

Free kick awarded for a foul by Adam Henley on Jamie Vardy. Chris Wood leaves the field to be replaced by Martyn Waghorn. Ben Marshall has an effort direct from the free kick, save by Jake Kean.

85:10

Effort from outside the box by Chris Wood goes wide right of the target.

84:12

Jamie Vardy gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Bentley. David Bentley takes the direct free kick.

82:07

Jamie Vardy replaces Harry Kane.

78:37

Foul by Wes Morgan on Miguel Nuno Gomes, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by David Bentley.

77:53

Effort from long range by Markus Olsson goes wide of the left-hand upright.

77:09

Harry Kane is ruled offside. Jake Kean restarts play with the free kick.

76:38

Inswinging corner taken by Ben Marshall from the left by-line, Grant Hanley makes a clearance.

74:19

Lloyd Dyer is brought on as a substitute for Anthony Knockaert.

70:38

Adam Henley concedes a free kick for a foul on Ben Marshall. Ben Marshall takes the direct free kick. Miguel Nuno Gomes joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jordan Rhodes.

69:16

Markus Olsson has an effort at goal from outside the box which misses left.

66:21

Inswinging corner taken by David Bentley from the left by-line.

60:25

Unfair challenge on Danny Murphy by Danny Drinkwater results in a free kick. Grant Hanley takes the direct free kick.

49:27

Shot on goal by Ben Marshall from just inside the area goes over the target.

46:48

Harry Kane produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the goal.

45:16 +0.16

David Bentley fouled by Anthony Knockaert, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Morten Gamst Pedersen.

45:01

(Blackburn) makes a substitution, with Markus Olsson coming on for Morten Gamst Pedersen. Adam Henley joins the action as a substitute, replacing Karim Rekik.

44:29

Effort on goal by Chris Wood from just inside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the target.

40:26

Inswinging corner taken by Ben Marshall from the left by-line, Harry Kane scores a headed goal from close range. Leicester 2-0 Blackburn.Assist by Ben Marshall.

38:02

The referee gives a free kick against Anthony Knockaert for handball. Free kick taken by Scott Dann.

33:02

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Anthony Knockaert, save by Jake Kean.

32:24

Jordan Rhodes gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul Konchesky. Paul Konchesky takes the free kick.

28:34

Chris Wood grabs a headed goal from close range. Leicester 1-0 Blackburn.Assist on the goal came from Ben Marshall.

25:13

Inswinging corner taken by Ben Marshall from the left by-line, Michael Keane produces a left-footed shot from close in that clears the bar.

22:59

David Bentley takes the inswinging corner, Chris Wood makes a clearance. Morten Gamst Pedersen has an effort at goal. Save made by Kasper Schmeichel. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by David Bentley from the left by-line, clearance by Michael Keane.

21:05

Anthony Knockaert takes a shot. Save by Jake Kean. Ben Marshall takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Grant Hanley. Inswinging corner taken by Anthony Knockaert.

15:47

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jason Lowe by Wes Morgan. Strike comes in from Morten Gamst Pedersen from the free kick.

14:52

Inswinging corner taken by Morten Gamst Pedersen from the left by-line played to the near post.

10:19

Close range headed effort by Chris Wood misses to the right of the goal.

8:12

Karim Rekik concedes a free kick for a foul on Anthony Knockaert. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Anthony Knockaert, Danny Murphy manages to make a clearance. Corner taken by Anthony Knockaert, clearance by Scott Dann. Corner from the right by-line taken by Anthony Knockaert, Scott Dann manages to make a clearance.

6:47

Harry Kane takes a shot. Jake Kean makes a save. Inswinging corner taken by Anthony Knockaert, clearance made by Grant Hanley.

5:05

Effort from outside the penalty box by David Bentley goes wide left of the goal.

4:02

Anthony Knockaert gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jason Lowe. Jake Kean restarts play with the free kick.

2:42

David Bentley takes a shot.

2:18

Harry Kane takes a shot. Save by Jake Kean.

1:15

Effort by Ben Marshall from a long way out goes over the target.

Match Preview

Nugent is big doubt for Foxes Leading scorer David Nugent is a doubt for Leicester ahead of Blackburn's visit to the King Power Stadium. Nugent hurt his neck in a challenge with Blackpool defender Craig Cathcart during Saturday's goalless draw at Bloomfield Road and the 14-goal striker will undergo a late fitness test. On-loan Tottenham striker Harry Kane impressed on his debut against the Tangerines and he could make his home bow for the Foxes on Tuesday. Matty James missed out at the weekend with a knock and the midfielder looks like being absent once more. Ahead of the game, Leicester boss Nigel Pearson told reporters: "Knowing (Blackburn manager) Michael Appleton as I do, he'll try and make his teams difficult to beat. "I think that's what we all try to do in all honesty, but they've got some good experience within their ranks. "We know it will be a tough game as they've had some good results of late, but as always my main interest is how we play ourselves. "I know that if we play to our strengths we've got a very good chance of winning the game." Blackburn manager Michael Appleton must contend with a growing injury list ahead of the clash. Colin Kazim-Richards will miss the match after suffering an ankle injury during Saturday's goalless draw against Leeds and the forward is awaiting the results of a scan amid fears he could be sidelined for two to three months. Midfielder Lee Williamson (ankle) and defender Martin Olsson (eye) also recently started lengthy spells on the sidelines, while Dickson Etuhu is expected to miss the rest of the season due to medial knee ligament damage. Another serious knee-injury victim, Leon Best, continued his rehabilitation with a goal for Rovers' reserves on Monday afternoon and, although Tuesday's trip to the King Power Stadium comes too soon for the Republic of Ireland international, he may be considered when Peterborough visit Ewood Park on Saturday. Fabio Nunes (hamstring) is in the same boat as Best, while fellow winger Josh King (hamstring), midfielder David Dunn (calf) and goalkeeper Paul Robinson (back) all remain sidelined.

Formation:442Manager: Nigel Pearson

Leicester

Formation: 442Manager: Michael Appleton

Blackburn

  • Kasper Schmeichel
  • Ritchie De Laet
  • Michael Keane
  • Wes Morgan
  • Paul Konchesky
  • Ben Marshall
  • Danny Drinkwater
  • Andy King
  • Anthony Knockaert
  • Harry Kane
  • Chris Wood
  • SUBS
  • Conrad Logan
  • Zak Whitbread
  • Jamie Vardy
  • Lloyd Dyer
  • Martyn Waghorn
  • Paul Gallagher
  • Richie Wellens

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Form Guide

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  • VS
  • Blackburn
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Last Meetings

  • Blackburn
  • 2 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 25/08/2012
  • Blackburn
  • 0 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 18/04/1992
  • Leicester
  • 3 - 0
  • Blackburn
  • 21/09/1991
  • Leicester
  • 1 - 3
  • Blackburn
  • 26/01/1991
  • Blackburn
  • 4 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 18/09/1990
  • Blackburn
  • 2 - 4
  • Leicester
  • 09/12/1989

Top Scorers

Leicester

  • D Nugent 13
  • A Knockaert 7
  • C Wood 6
  • A King 4
  • J Vardy 4
  • M Waghorn 3
  • B Marshall 3
  • L Dyer 2
  • P Konchesky 1
  • W Morgan 1
  • Z Whitbread 1
  • M James 1
  • D Drinkwater 1
  • R De Laet 1
  • M Futacs 1

Blackburn

  • J Rhodes 17
  • MS Nuno Gomes 4
  • C Kazim-Richards 3
  • S Dann 2
  • G Hanley 2
  • J King 2
  • M Pedersen 1
  • D Etuhu 1
  • M Olsson 1

Goals

Leicester

    • Total goals 81
    • Goals per game 53
  • 7 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 7 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 8 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 9 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Blackburn

    • Total goals 70
    • Goals per game 42
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 8 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 9 (For) 11 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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