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  • Date:17 Aug 2011
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:The King Power Stadium
  • Attendance:20,794
  • Nugent (55)
  • Maynard (4) Maynard (65)
Goal!

Live Commentary

95mins

Souleymane Bamba produces a mishit right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

94mins

The ball is crossed by Sean St. Ledger, save by Dean Gerken.

94mins

Paul Konchesky sends in a cross, clearance by Kalifa Cisse.

93mins

Effort on goal by Ryan Taylor from just inside the area clears the bar.

92mins

Nicky Maynard has an effort at goal.

92mins

The ball is swung over by Jamal Campbell-Ryce, Souleymane Bamba manages to make a clearance.

91mins

Neil Danns challenges Marvin Elliott unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Nicky Maynard.

89mins

Andy King gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kalifa Cisse. Ryan Taylor comes on in place of Albert Adomah. Direct free kick taken by Dean Gerken.

89mins

Paul Gallagher crosses the ball, clearance by Lewin Nyatanga.

88mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Neil Danns by Marvin Elliott. Richie Wellens restarts play with the free kick.

86mins

Effort on goal by Kalifa Cisse from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

85mins

Richie Wellens concedes a free kick for a foul on James Wilson. Lewin Nyatanga takes the free kick.

84mins

Shot from just outside the box by Martyn Waghorn goes over the crossbar.

84mins

Foul by Lewin Nyatanga on Martyn Waghorn, free kick awarded. Strike comes in from Martyn Waghorn from the free kick, Martyn Woolford gets a block in.

83mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Richie Wellens by Marvin Elliott. Free kick taken by Paul Gallagher.

81mins

Corner taken right-footed by Paul Gallagher, Header on goal by Sean St. Ledger from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

80mins

Neil Kilkenny leaves the field to be replaced by Kalifa Cisse.

79mins

Nicky Maynard concedes a free kick for a foul on Souleymane Bamba. Paul Gallagher takes the direct free kick.

77mins

Martyn Woolford on for Jamie McAllister.

77mins

Paul Gallagher gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jamie McAllister. Free kick taken by Dean Gerken.

76mins

Paul Gallagher is shown a yellow card.

76mins

Caution for Lewin Nyatanga.

75mins

Andy King produces a cross, Jamie McAllister manages to make a clearance.

74mins

Neil Danns replaces Gelson Fernandes.

74mins

Lloyd Dyer goes off and Martyn Waghorn comes on.

73mins

Jamal Campbell-Ryce takes a shot. Souleymane Bamba gets a block in.

73mins

Jordan Spence fouled by Paul Gallagher, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Neil Kilkenny from right wing, Kasper Schmeichel makes a save.

72mins

The official flags Paul Gallagher offside. Dean Gerken restarts play with the free kick.

71mins

Unfair challenge on Nicky Maynard by Souleymane Bamba results in a free kick. James Wilson takes the free kick.

69mins

Centre by Lloyd Dyer.

66mins

Nicky Maynard scores a goal from deep inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Leicester 1-2 Bristol City.

65mins

Marvin Elliott fouled by Lee Peltier, the ref awards a free kick. Jamie McAllister takes the direct free kick.

62mins

Effort from 20 yards by David Nugent. Comfortable save by Dean Gerken.

60mins

Lee Peltier delivers the ball, Lewin Nyatanga makes a clearance.

59mins

A cross is delivered by Jamie McAllister.

57mins

Effort from inside the area by Paul Gallagher misses to the right of the target.

56mins

David Nugent finds the back of the net with a goal from outside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Leicester 1-1 Bristol City.

55mins

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

55mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lewin Nyatanga on David Nugent. Richie Wellens takes the direct free kick.

53mins

Short corner worked by David Nugent.

50mins

Nicky Maynard has a drilled shot. Kasper Schmeichel makes a comfortable save.

50mins

Neil Kilkenny delivers the ball, Sean St. Ledger makes a clearance.

50mins

Neil Kilkenny takes a inswinging corner.

49mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Lloyd Dyer. Jordan Spence takes the free kick.

49mins

Lloyd Dyer produces a cross, Andy King takes a shot. Fantastic save by Dean Gerken.

47mins

James Wilson concedes a free kick for a foul on David Nugent. James Wilson receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Paul Gallagher has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, comfortable save by Dean Gerken.

46mins

Richie Wellens gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nicky Maynard. Jamie McAllister takes the free kick.

45mins

Foul by Gelson Fernandes on Jamal Campbell-Ryce, Penalty awarded. Souleymane Bamba receives a yellow card. Power penalty missed by Nicky Maynard.

43mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Cole Skuse on Andy King. The referee books Cole Skuse for unsporting behaviour. Richie Wellens crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, Lewin Nyatanga manages to make a clearance.

41mins

Marvin Elliott concedes a free kick for a foul on Richie Wellens. Free kick crossed right-footed by Paul Gallagher from left channel.

39mins

Gelson Fernandes delivers the ball, clearance by Lewin Nyatanga.

36mins

The referee penalises Jamal Campbell-Ryce for handball. Paul Gallagher sends in a cross, Headed effort on goal by Andy King from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the goal.

36mins

Nicky Maynard is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel.

35mins

Headed effort from inside the area by Souleymane Bamba misses to the left of the target.

34mins

Unfair challenge on David Nugent by Lewin Nyatanga results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Paul Gallagher, clearance made by Lewin Nyatanga.

33mins

Unfair challenge on Marvin Elliott by Richie Wellens results in a free kick. Free kick taken by James Wilson.

31mins

Marvin Elliott produces a drilled right-footed shot from deep inside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

31mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Konchesky on Albert Adomah. Jamie McAllister delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, save made by Kasper Schmeichel.

29mins

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Jamie McAllister from the right by-line, Foul by Marvin Elliott on Souleymane Bamba, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel.

29mins

Albert Adomah sends in a cross, Sean St. Ledger gets a block in.

27mins

Effort from deep inside the area by David Nugent misses to the left of the target.

26mins

Corner from left by-line taken by Neil Kilkenny.

25mins

Albert Adomah takes a shot from 18 yards. Blocked by Paul Konchesky.

24mins

A cross is delivered by Lee Peltier, Lewin Nyatanga makes a clearance.

24mins

A cross is delivered by Jamal Campbell-Ryce.

22mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nicky Maynard by Gelson Fernandes. Gelson Fernandes shown a yellow card. Neil Kilkenny takes the free kick.

21mins

Centre by Paul Gallagher, Dean Gerken makes a comfortable save.

19mins

David Nugent gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lewin Nyatanga. Neil Kilkenny takes the direct free kick.

16mins

Effort from outside the penalty box by Marvin Elliott goes wide left of the target.

13mins

Corner taken by Paul Gallagher.

11mins

The referee blows for offside against David Nugent. Dean Gerken takes the free kick.

8mins

Lewin Nyatanga gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Nugent. Sean St. Ledger takes the free kick.

5mins

Nicky Maynard fires in a goal from just outside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Leicester 0-1 Bristol City.Neil Kilkenny provided the assist for the goal.

4mins

Foul by Gelson Fernandes on Jamal Campbell-Ryce, free kick awarded. Neil Kilkenny restarts play with the free kick.

3mins

Inswinging corner taken by Paul Gallagher from the left by-line, Sean St. Ledger has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

3mins

Drilled right-footed shot by Souleymane Bamba. Marvin Elliott gets a block in.

3mins

Shot by Lloyd Dyer.

Match Preview

Peltier not fit to face Robins Leicester midfielder Lee Peltier remains sidelined by the groin injury he sustained at Coventry and looks unlikely to recover in time to face Bristol City. The midfielder scored the winning goal at the Ricoh Arena and missed Saturday`s 2-0 defeat to Reading. Striker Darius Vassell misses the final game of his three-match suspension, leaving David Nugent and Jeffrey Schlupp poised to keep their places in Sven-Goran Eriksson's frontline. Forward Martyn Waghorn is pushing for a start following a substitute appearance at the weekend. Waghorn told the Leicester Mercury: "I am going to keep fighting. It is not over for me yet. "I want to play football and I am young. If I get 15 minutes I have to do my best in that time to show what I have got." Bristol City's defensive woes will not be helped by the absence of Liam Fontaine. Fontaine has not played since the Robins' 3-0 opening day defeat to Ipswich after suffering an ankle injury. The 25-year-old defender, who has been at Ashton Gate for six years, was expected to return for Sunday's fixture with Cardiff but missed the 3-1 reverse after having an injection in the troublesome ankle. Right-back James Wilson made his debut against the Bluebirds in place of Fontaine and could start again at the King Power Stadium. But Robins boss Keith Millen is more likely to call upon the more experienced defender Louis Carey, who should be back in contention after his recovery from an illness. Carey boasts the second highest number of appearances for the club and will be looking to add to that with his first appearance of the new campaign.

Formation:433Manager: Sven Goran Eriksson

Leicester

Formation: 4411Manager: Keith Millen

Bristol City

  • Kasper Schmeichel
  • Lee Peltier
  • Sean St. Ledger
  • Souleymane Bamba
  • Paul Konchesky
  • Andy King
  • Gelson Fernandes
  • Richie Wellens
  • Lloyd Dyer
  • David Nugent
  • Paul Gallagher
  • SUBS
  • Chris Weale
  • Matt Mills
  • Martyn Waghorn
  • Yuki Abe
  • Neil Danns

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Match Report

Maynard brace frustrates Foxes Nicky Maynard highlighted exactly what Leicester are missing as his two goals earned Bristol City their first points of the npower Championship season with a 2-1 victory and condemned the Foxes to a second home defeat in four days. Maynard has found himself on Sven-Goran Eriksson's shopping list all summer, with the Robins rejecting three bids for the 24-year-old, and he will have irked Eriksson and the Foxes further with a strike in either half to ensure defeat followed hot on the heels of Saturday's reverse to Reading. His first was a sumptuous free-kick from 20 yards in the opening five minutes, and although he missed a penalty on the stroke of half-time, he capitalised on a calamitous error from Sean St Ledger to ensure the points were won for the first time this campaign. It was a poor showing from Leicester, who, barring a 20-minute surge of pressure where David Nugent equalised with an effort from distance, offered little to suggest they are worthy of pre-season opinions predicting them to run away with the division. Maynard's performance may well encourage the Foxes to dig deeper into their pockets to bring him to the East Midlands, while Bristol City will be hoping to fend off further interest in the wake of tonight's showing. Both sides made changes with Robins boss Keith Millen denying goalkeeper David James the opportunity to face former England manager Eriksson, who gave him 32 caps, by demoting the veteran to the bench. Before the game Eriksson had urged his players to show the "real Leicester City", but the visitors had clearly not read the script, as they surged into a fifth-minute lead. And the source would have proved a further frustration for the Swede as Maynard, subject to summer-long interest from the Foxes, lashed in a 20-yard free-kick that Kasper Schmeichel had no chance with. It was neither the start or then the response the home side would have wanted and they nearly slipped further behind in the 25th minute, but Albert Adomah's low drive across goal was deflected perilously past the post. And Leicester had an even bigger reprieve in first-half added time as after Gelson Fernandes had bundled over Jamal Campbell-Ryce, Maynard crashed the resulting penalty into the woodwork and the danger was cleared. Leicester came back out with a renewed purpose and could have levelled within three minutes of the restart but Dean Gerken did superbly well to claw away Andy King's header. The pressure continued and the home side were rewarded with an equaliser in the 55th minute. After misplacing a pass, Paul Gallagher won the ball back for the Foxes, prodding to Nugent and the former Portsmouth striker fired in his first goal for the club with a 25-yard strike that went through the hands of Gerken and into the bottom corner. And they should have been ahead with their next attack but Gallagher criminally dragged his effort wide. Leicester were firmly in the ascendancy but they shot themselves in the foot midway through the second period when St Ledger was caught dawdling in possession and Maynard raced clear and restored Bristol City's lead with an assured finish from the edge of the area. Typical of their performance for the majority of the game, Leicester had little in the way of a response and it was the visitors that nearly scored again but Kalifa Cisse blazed horribly wide.

Form Guide

    WL
  • Leicester
  • VS
  • Bristol City
  • LL

Last Meetings

  • Leicester
  • 2 - 1
  • Bristol City
  • 18/02/2011
  • Bristol City
  • 2 - 0
  • Leicester
  • 20/11/2010
  • Bristol City
  • 1 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 16/02/2010
  • Leicester
  • 1 - 3
  • Bristol City
  • 08/12/2009
  • Leicester
  • 0 - 0
  • Bristol City
  • 08/03/2008
  • Bristol City
  • 0 - 2
  • Leicester
  • 24/11/2007

Top Scorers

Leicester

  • L Peltier 1

Bristol City

  • N Maynard 1

Goals

Leicester

    • Total goals 3
    • Goals per game 1
  • 1 (For) Period 51-60 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Bristol City

    • Total goals 3
    • Goals per game 1
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 81-90 mins

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