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  • Date:01 Sep 2012
  • Kick-off:17:20
  • Venue:The King Power Stadium
  • Attendance:18,655
  • Marshall - pen (53)
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93:13 +3.13

Corner taken by Stephen Crainey.

89:39

David Nugent is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Thomas Ince produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

88:51

Short corner taken by Matt Phillips from the right by-line.

87:49

Effort on goal by Matt Phillips from just inside the area clears the bar.

87:18

Gary Taylor-Fletcher decides to take the corner short.

84:49

Effort from deep inside the area by Thomas Ince misses to the right of the goal.

82:25

Paul Konchesky challenges Nathan Eccleston unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Neal Eardley.

81:12

David Nugent is ruled offside. Isaiah Osbourne restarts play with the free kick.

76:04

Jermaine Beckford joins the action as a substitute, replacing Lloyd Dyer.

73:26

Corner taken right-footed by Anthony Knockaert, Matt Gilks makes a clearance. Alex Baptiste concedes a free kick for a foul on Wes Morgan. Liam Moore restarts play with the free kick.

70:46

Barry Ferguson leaves the field to be replaced by Kevin Phillips.

70:03

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Danny Drinkwater, save made by Matt Gilks.

67:20

Anthony Knockaert is brought on as a substitute for Ben Marshall.

65:33

Effort on goal by Lloyd Dyer from just inside the penalty area goes over the target. Nathan Eccleston on for Nouha Dicko.

62:31

Corner taken by Ben Marshall, Sean St. Ledger leaves the field to be replaced by Jeff Schlupp. Close range effort by Liam Moore goes over the bar.

59:58

Corner taken by Ben Marshall, clearance by Nouha Dicko.

56:59 +4.27

The referee books Gary Taylor-Fletcher for unsporting behaviour.

56:16

Tiago Gomes goes off and Matt Phillips comes on.

54:31

Tiago Gomes takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Sean St. Ledger makes a clearance.

51:25

Barry Ferguson is adjudged to have handled the ball. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Ben Marshall from right channel, blocked by Alex Baptiste. Penalty awarded for a foul by Stephen Crainey on Jamie Vardy. Tiago Gomes goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Ben Marshall scores a placed penalty. Leicester 1-0 Blackpool.

49:53

The assistant referee flags for offside against Jamie Vardy. Matt Gilks takes the direct free kick.

49:18

The assistant referee flags for offside against David Nugent. Free kick taken by Matt Gilks.

47:42

The referee blows for offside against David Nugent. Indirect free kick taken by Matt Gilks.

47:04

Corner taken right-footed by Ben Marshall, Stephen Crainey makes a clearance.

45:50 +0.50

Barry Ferguson has an effort at goal from close in that strikes the post.

45:35

Liam Moore fouled by Gary Taylor-Fletcher, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel.

45:19

Andy King challenges Barry Ferguson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Barry Ferguson takes the direct free kick.

42:53

The referee blows for offside against Jamie Vardy. Matt Gilks takes the direct free kick.

41:54

Thomas Ince takes a shot. Kasper Schmeichel makes a save. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Thomas Ince.

41:15

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tiago Gomes by Sean St. Ledger. Free kick taken by Tiago Gomes.

40:04

The referee blows for offside. Kasper Schmeichel restarts play with the free kick. Ben Marshall produces a cross.

36:09

Gary Taylor-Fletcher takes a shot.

30:59

Unfair challenge on Danny Drinkwater by Barry Ferguson results in a free kick. Ben Marshall produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick, save by Matt Gilks. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Danny Drinkwater from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Alex Baptiste.

27:19

Sean St. Ledger gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nouha Dicko. Thomas Ince delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel, Paul Konchesky manages to make a clearance.

23:17

Ben Marshall gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nouha Dicko. Free kick taken by Stephen Crainey.

22:31

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Danny Drinkwater, Alex Baptiste makes a clearance.

20:54

Jamie Vardy takes a shot. Blocked by Barry Ferguson.

19:58

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Danny Drinkwater played to the near post, clearance by Alex Baptiste.

18:46

The referee blows for offside. Sean St. Ledger takes the direct free kick.

17:41

Outswinging corner taken by Tiago Gomes from the left by-line, outswinging corner taken by Danny Drinkwater, clearance made by Alex Baptiste. Clearance by Wes Morgan.

16:32

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Tiago Gomes.

15:31

Jamie Vardy is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Matt Gilks restarts play with the free kick.

14:32

Ben Marshall decides to take a short corner. Ben Marshall takes a shot. Save by Matt Gilks.

12:20

Jamie Vardy is caught offside. Stephen Crainey takes the free kick.

10:11

Corner taken right-footed by Ben Marshall, clearance by Nouha Dicko.

8:50

Foul by Wes Morgan on Nouha Dicko, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed by Stephen Crainey, Liam Moore makes a clearance.

8:13

Effort from deep inside the area by Lloyd Dyer clears the bar.

6:31

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Ben Marshall, Craig Cathcart manages to make a clearance. Corner from the right by-line taken by Ben Marshall, clearance made by Isaiah Osbourne.

4:21

Free kick awarded for a foul by Barry Ferguson on Danny Drinkwater. Direct free kick taken by Wes Morgan.

3:34

Jamie Vardy takes a shot. Save made by Matt Gilks.

2:13

Inswinging corner taken by Ben Marshall, Matt Gilks makes a save.

Match Preview

Pearson to ring changes Manager Nigel Pearson is likely to make a raft of changes when Leicester resume npower Championship action at home to Blackpool. Goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel and defenders Ritchie De Laet and Paul Konchesky were the only players to keep their places against Burton in the Capital One Cup on Tuesday night following defeat at Blackburn last weekend. But after a 4-2 loss to the League Two side at the King Power Stadium, there is a strong possibility the likes of Wes Morgan, Liam Moore, Lloyd Dyer, Danny Drinkwater, Ben Marshall, Jamie Vardy and Jermaine Beckford will be restored to the starting line-up. "I made a number of changes and the players that came in and who were given an opportunity did not take their chance," said Pearson. Defenders Sean St. Ledger and Zak Whitbread and striker Marko Futacs came through the Burton tie unscathed on their return from injuries so midfielder Richie Wellens, who continues to recover from knee surgery, is the only absentee. Blackpool boss Ian Holloway is expected to name an unchanged line-up. The Tangerines thumped Ipswich 6-0 at Bloomfield Road last weekend to maintain their 100 per cent start to the npower Championship season. Ian Evatt and Barry Ferguson provide options having both returned to full fitness. They were on the bench against the Tractor Boys. Striker Nouha Dicko is also pushing for a starting role after he scored in an impressive late cameo last weekend. Tom Barkhuizen and Ash Eastham are unavailable after joining neighbours Fleetwood on loan. Matt Phillips is set to be involved once more. Holloway confirmed last week that the winger's situation remains unchanged following his recent transfer request.

Formation:442Manager: Nigel Pearson

Leicester

Formation: 433Manager: Ian Holloway

Blackpool

  • Kasper Schmeichel
  • Sean St. Ledger
  • Wes Morgan
  • Liam Moore
  • Paul Konchesky
  • Ben Marshall
  • Danny Drinkwater
  • Andy King
  • Lloyd Dyer
  • Jamie Vardy
  • David Nugent
  • SUBS
  • Conrad Logan
  • Martyn Waghorn
  • Matty James
  • Jeff Schlupp
  • Jermaine Beckford
  • Anthony Knockaert
  • Marko Futacs

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Match Report

Form Guide

    WLL
  • Leicester
  • VS
  • Blackpool
  • WWW

Last Meetings

  • Blackpool
  • 3 - 3
  • Leicester
  • 21/03/2012
  • Leicester
  • 2 - 0
  • Blackpool
  • 29/11/2011
  • Blackpool
  • 1 - 2
  • Leicester
  • 06/02/2010
  • Leicester
  • 2 - 1
  • Blackpool
  • 12/09/2009
  • Blackpool
  • 2 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 02/02/2008
  • Leicester
  • 0 - 1
  • Blackpool
  • 11/08/2007

Top Scorers

Leicester

  • A King 2
  • W Morgan 1
  • J Vardy 1

Blackpool

  • T Ince 4
  • N Dicko 2
  • G Taylor-Fletcher 1
  • C Cathcart 1
  • M Phillips 1

Goals

Leicester

    • Total goals 8
    • Goals per game 4
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins

Blackpool

    • Total goals 14
    • Goals per game 10
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 81-90 mins

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