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  • Date:18 Feb 2011
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:The Walkers Stadium
  • Attendance:28,768
  • Yakubu (20) Waghorn (90)
  • Elliott (56)
Goal!

Live Commentary

94mins

Kyle Naughton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kalifa Cisse. David James restarts play with the free kick.

92mins

Martyn Waghorn scores a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. Leicester 2-1 Bristol City.

92mins

The official flags Nicky Maynard offside. Pereira Ricardo takes the indirect free kick.

91mins

The ball is delivered by Kyle Naughton, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Andy King goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

89mins

Nicky Maynard gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Souleymane Bamba. Free kick taken by Pereira Ricardo.

87mins

Matt Oakley challenges Albert Adomah unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Louis Carey.

85mins

Unfair challenge on Martyn Waghorn by Lewin Nyatanga results in a free kick. Pereira Ricardo restarts play with the free kick.

84mins

(Leicester) makes a substitution, with Martyn Waghorn coming on for Darius Vassell.

84mins

Albert Adomah has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

83mins

Inswinging corner taken by Jamal Campbell-Ryce from the left by-line, Ayegbeni Yakubu makes a clearance.

82mins

Martyn Woolford takes a shot. Ben Mee gets a block in.

81mins

Kyle Naughton challenges Martyn Woolford unfairly and gives away a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by David James.

80mins

Martyn Woolford is caught offside. Free kick taken by Pereira Ricardo.

78mins

Yuki Abe is brought on as a substitute for Richie Wellens.

76mins

Ayegbeni Yakubu is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. David Clarkson goes off and Jamal Campbell-Ryce comes on. Ayegbeni Yakubu gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David James. David James takes the free kick.

74mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kalifa Cisse on Souleymane Bamba. Richie Wellens crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel.

73mins

Outswinging corner taken by Patrick Van Aanholt, Kalifa Cisse manages to make a clearance.

72mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Lloyd Dyer. David James restarts play with the free kick.

71mins

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Martyn Woolford.

68mins

Kalifa Cisse takes a shot from long range clearing the crossbar.

67mins

Corner from right by-line taken by Martyn Woolford.

66mins

Albert Adomah takes a shot. Pereira Ricardo makes a save.

65mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Louis Carey by Lloyd Dyer. Direct free kick taken by Louis Carey.

64mins

Jamie McAllister goes off and Lewin Nyatanga comes on.

64mins

Lloyd Dyer on for Paul Gallagher.

59mins

(Bristol City) makes a substitution, with Nicky Maynard coming on for Andrew Keogh.

57mins

Marvin Elliott grabs a goal from close in high into the middle of the goal. Leicester 1-1 Bristol City.Corner from the left by-line taken by Jamie McAllister, the assist for the goal came from Jamie McAllister.

55mins

Unfair challenge on Souleymane Bamba by Albert Adomah results in a free kick. Pereira Ricardo takes the direct free kick.

52mins

Kyle Naughton produces a curled right-footed shot from 12 yards. David James makes a save.

50mins

Unfair challenge on Souleymane Bamba by Steven Caulker results in a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Patrick Van Aanholt, save made by David James.

49mins

Inswinging corner taken by Paul Gallagher from the left by-line.

47mins

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Paul Gallagher from the left by-line to the near post.

46mins

Inswinging corner taken by Paul Gallagher from the left by-line.

43mins

Foul by Ayegbeni Yakubu on Martyn Woolford, free kick awarded. Jamie McAllister takes the direct free kick.

41mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Andrew Keogh. Indirect free kick taken by Pereira Ricardo.

35mins

Corner taken left-footed by Jamie McAllister, Pereira Ricardo makes a save.

35mins

Corner taken by Jamie McAllister, clearance made by Ayegbeni Yakubu.

34mins

Andy King takes a shot. Save by David James.

33mins

Albert Adomah produces a left-footed shot from long distance which goes wide right of the goal.

32mins

Darius Vassell has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

32mins

Andrew Keogh gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Patrick Van Aanholt. Direct free kick taken by Patrick Van Aanholt.

31mins

Andrew Keogh is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Pereira Ricardo.

27mins

Louis Carey fouled by Patrick Van Aanholt, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jamie McAllister.

26mins

Andrew Keogh concedes a free kick for a foul on Ben Mee. Direct free kick taken by Pereira Ricardo.

24mins

Unfair challenge on Jamie McAllister by Paul Gallagher results in a free kick. Liam Fontaine takes the free kick.

22mins

Foul by Andrew Keogh on Souleymane Bamba, free kick awarded. Pereira Ricardo restarts play with the free kick.

21mins

Ayegbeni Yakubu scores a goal from close range low into the middle of the goal. Leicester 1-0 Bristol City.Souleymane Bamba provided the assist for the goal.

20mins

Corner from the left by-line taken by Paul Gallagher, Souleymane Bamba takes a shot. David Clarkson makes a clearance.

19mins

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Patrick Van Aanholt from the right by-line.

18mins

Darius Vassell takes a shot. Save by David James.

18mins

Marvin Elliott gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Souleymane Bamba. Souleymane Bamba takes the free kick.

16mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul Gallagher by Louis Carey. Free kick taken by Ben Mee.

16mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Richie Wellens by David Clarkson. Richie Wellens takes the direct free kick.

16mins

Ayegbeni Yakubu challenges Liam Fontaine unfairly and gives away a free kick. David James takes the free kick.

15mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Albert Adomah on Souleymane Bamba. Pereira Ricardo takes the direct free kick.

14mins

Richie Wellens concedes a free kick for a foul on Albert Adomah. David James restarts play with the free kick.

12mins

Darius Vassell fouled by Jamie McAllister, the ref awards a free kick. Shot on goal comes in from Patrick Van Aanholt from the free kick, blocked by Liam Fontaine.

8mins

Foul by Martyn Woolford on Andy King, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Kyle Naughton.

7mins

Unfair challenge on Louis Carey by Ben Mee results in a free kick. Jamie McAllister restarts play with the free kick.

2mins

Kyle Naughton crosses the ball, Effort on goal by Ayegbeni Yakubu from just inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

1mins

Unfair challenge on Richie Wellens by Kalifa Cisse results in a free kick. Richie Wellens takes the direct free kick.

Match Preview

Duo fit for Foxes Ben Mee and Sol Bamba will be available to Leicester manager Sven-Goran Eriksson when Bristol City visit the Walkers Stadium. Mee was knocked unconscious and Bamba suffered a nasty bang to his forehead when the central defensive pairing clashed heads during the 2-0 win at Derby last Saturday. But both have trained this week and are likely to retain their places in Eriksson`s side. The only injury doubt surrounds Steve Howard, who is receiving treatment for an ankle knock and did not make the squad against his former club Derby. Eriksson confirmed: "Sol and Ben will be fine. The only one not ready yet is Steve Howard. Hopefully he can return to training before Friday." Bristol City boss Keith Millen has not ruled out starting Nicky Maynard. Last season`s leading goalscorer made his long-awaited return from a serious knee injury as a second-half substitute during the home defeat to Leeds. Millen told the club`s official website: "It is clear Nicky is unable to get match sharpness without actually playing. He is probably a yard away with his sharpness, so it is a case of seeing what we can do to get the best out of him. "I haven`t picked him in my starting XI yet. I haven`t ruled out starting him. He is certainly in the squad again." Tests have shown that Louis Carey did not suffer a broken nose against Leeds last weekend and the City captain should be okay to play. Fellow defender Christian Ribeiro could return to the squad following a series of injuries, as should Jamal Campbell-Ryce, who has been absent with a hamstring problem.

Formation:433Manager: Sven Goran Eriksson

Leicester

Formation: 451Manager: Keith Millen

Bristol City

  • Pereira Ricardo
  • Kyle Naughton
  • Souleymane Bamba
  • Ben Mee
  • Patrick Van Aanholt
  • Richie Wellens
  • Matt Oakley
  • Andy King
  • Darius Vassell
  • Ayegbeni Yakubu
  • Paul Gallagher
  • SUBS
  • Chris Weale
  • Angelo Miguel Vitor
  • Lloyd Dyer
  • Jeffrey Bruma
  • Martyn Waghorn
  • Bruno Berner
  • Yuki Abe

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Match Report

Marvellous Martyn lifts Foxes Leicester moved to within striking distance of the npower Championship play-off places as Martyn Waghorn came off the bench to fire a last-minute winner in a 2-1 victory over Bristol City. For 45 minutes, the home side bossed the game and looked certain to add to the lead given to them by Ayegbeni Yakubu's predatory finish. But Keith Millen's side were a different proposition after the break and drew level when Marvin Elliott bundled in from a corner. In truth Sven-Goran Eriksson's side were a shadow of their fluent selves after the break but stole a fifth straight win when Waghorn thrashed into the top corner. There was an international feel to the line-ups with the two goalkeepers on display having been on opposite ends of a Euro 2004 penalty shoot-out, when Portugal's Ricardo dumped Robins keeper David James and England out with the decisive kick. James, 40, has had a disappointing season with Bristol City and should have been beaten inside 70 seconds as Leicester made a great start. Richie Wellens played a quick free-kick out to the right where Kyle Naughton had found space. His square ball was perfectly weighted for Yakubu but the Nigerian was wasteful as he fired wildly over the top from 10 yards out. It was a let-off for the visitors and they struggled to get a grip on the opening quarter of an hour as the hosts popped the ball about confidently. James made a fine save to his left to repel a fierce drive from Paul Gallagher as the Foxes turned up the pressure but the reprieve was only temporary as Yakubu gave the home side a deserved 21st-minute lead. James made another smart stop to claw out a header from Sol Bamba but, when the ball was crossed back in, the former England keeper could only palm the ball out to Yakubu who made no mistake from six yards. It was the Everton striker's fourth goal in six games since starting his loan deal and surely the simplest. Leicester looked threatening every time they attacked with Darius Vassell shooting wide and James saving bravely at the feet of Andy King after Yakubu had played a fine through-ball behind the defence. The visitors had barely had a touch but started the second half brightly and Albert Adomah had already fallen over when in on goal before Elliott levelled in the 27th minute. A Jamie McAllister corner was met by Elliott at the back post and, despite the efforts of Wellens on the line, the ball found its way in. Leicester had been poor since the interval but snatched a win as the clock entered the five minutes of added time. Steven Caulker could only hook his clearance into the back of King and substitute Waghorn was quick to latch onto the loose ball. He let the ball bounce before driving an unstoppable shot which beat James at his near post and found the top corner.

Form Guide

    WDWWWW
  • Leicester
  • VS
  • Bristol City
  • LDLLWL

Last Meetings

  • 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
  • Leicester
  • 3 - 0
  • Bristol City
  • 11/12/1993

Top Scorers

Leicester

  • A King 13
  • P Gallagher 4
  • D Vassell 3
  • A Yakubu 3
  • L Dyer 3
  • M Waghorn 3
  • K Naughton 3
  • S Howard 2
  • S Bamba 2
  • B Berner 1
  • R Wellens 1
  • F Moussa 1
  • AL Miguel Vitor 1

Bristol City

  • J Stead 6
  • B Pitman 6
  • D Clarkson 4
  • M Elliott 3
  • A Adomah 3
  • S Caulker 2
  • J McAllister 1
  • L Johnson 1
  • J Campbell-Ryce 1
  • A Keogh 1
  • D Stewart 1

Goals

Leicester

    • Total goals 95
    • Goals per game 48
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 7 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 7 (For) 7 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 8 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 9 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Bristol City

    • Total goals 82
    • Goals per game 35
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 9 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 7 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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