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  • Date:16 Aug 2014
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:The King Power Stadium
  • Attendance:31,603
  • Ulloa (21)
    Wood (85)
  • McGeady (19) Naismith (44)
Goal!

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The referee signals the end of the game.

90:00 +4.01

Clearance by Kasper Schmeichel.

90:00 +1.38

A cross is delivered by Leighton Baines.

90:00 +0.45

Shot by Kevin Mirallas. Blocked by Dean Hammond.

89:29

Kevin Mirallas delivers the ball.

89:12

Clearance made by Sylvain Distin.

88:30

Corner taken by Kevin Mirallas from the left by-line.

85:30

Chris Wood scores a right footed goal. Leicester 2-2 Everton.

85:26

Andy King takes a shot. Riyad Mahrez has an effort at goal. Blocked by Phil Jagielka.

84:23

Kasper Schmeichel restarts play with the free kick.

84:13

Seamus Coleman comes on in place of Aiden McGeady.

83:22

Aiden McGeady gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jeff Schlupp.

83:19

Clearance made by Liam Moore.

82:34

Dean Hammond gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steven Naismith.

82:18

Clearance by Wes Morgan.

82:15

Free kick taken by Tim Howard.

80:48

Unfair challenge on Phil Jagielka by Chris Wood results in a free kick.

80:41

Free kick taken by Riyad Mahrez.

80:24

Kevin Mirallas on for Steven Pienaar.

79:36

Foul by Gareth Barry on Riyad Mahrez, free kick awarded.

78:04

Unfair challenge on Gareth Barry by Chris Wood results in a free kick.

77:27

Chris Wood comes on in place of Leonardo Ulloa.

77:09

Free kick awarded for a foul by Dean Hammond on James McCarthy.

75:23

The ball is crossed by Leonardo Ulloa.

72:55

Riyad Mahrez has a direct shot on goal from the free kick. Blocked by Steven Naismith.

71:55

Free kick awarded for a foul by James McCarthy on Riyad Mahrez.

71:17

Clearance by Phil Jagielka.

70:36

Gareth Barry restarts play with the free kick.

69:41

Gareth Barry makes a clearance.

69:39

Riyad Mahrez sends in a cross.

68:46

Paul Konchesky makes a clearance.

67:36

Gareth Barry receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

67:32

Gareth Barry challenges Leonardo Ulloa unfairly and gives away a free kick.

66:49

Romelu Lukaku fouled by Ritchie De Laet, the ref awards a free kick.

64:54

Jeff Schlupp takes a shot and cleared the crossbar.

64:20

Sylvain Distin manages to make a clearance.

63:32

Jeff Schlupp is brought on as a substitute for Anthony Knockaert.

59:32

Paul Konchesky gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Aiden McGeady.

57:19

Phil Jagielka makes a clearance.

56:08

Wes Morgan makes a clearance.

53:31

Riyad Mahrez delivers the ball.

50:56

Riyad Mahrez restarts play with the free kick.

50:26

Unfair challenge on Ritchie De Laet by Gareth Barry results in a free kick.

49:29

Leighton Baines restarts play with the free kick.

48:55

David Nugent concedes a free kick for a foul on James McCarthy.

46:19

Header at goal by Riyad Mahrez to the left of the net.

46:05

Free kick taken by Anthony Knockaert.

45:21

Unfair challenge on Leonardo Ulloa by Phil Jagielka results in a free kick.

The referee starts the second half.

The players leave the pitch at half time.

45:00 +1.18

Clearance by Sylvain Distin.

43:14

Paul Konchesky crosses the ball.

41:33

The ball is delivered by Gareth Barry.

39:02

Clearance made by John Stones.

38:40

(Leicester) makes a substitution, with Dean Hammond coming on for Danny Drinkwater.

37:12

Aiden McGeady takes a shot and cleared the net.

35:04

Phil Jagielka makes a clearance.

34:57

Free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel.

34:20

Unfair challenge on Leonardo Ulloa by Aiden McGeady results in a free kick.

33:20

Clearance made by Ritchie De Laet.

33:07

Corner taken by Leighton Baines from the left by-line.

31:27

Free kick taken by Gareth Barry.

31:19

Unfair challenge on James McCarthy by Danny Drinkwater results in a free kick.

28:59

Clearance made by James McCarthy.

25:12

Wes Morgan makes a clearance.

24:15

Clearance by Sylvain Distin.

23:24

Romelu Lukaku takes a shot and missed to the left of the target.

23:20

Ritchie De Laet manages to make a clearance.

22:50

Handball by Danny Drinkwater.

22:42

Wes Morgan manages to make a clearance.

19:57

Aiden McGeady grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Leicester 0-1 Everton.

19:54

Sylvain Distin takes a shot. Parried by Kasper Schmeichel back into danger.

19:51

Leighton Baines takes a shot. Blocked by Leonardo Ulloa.

19:45

Corner from the left by-line taken by Aiden McGeady.

18:30

Wes Morgan manages to make a clearance.

16:02

Sylvain Distin fouled by Leonardo Ulloa, the ref awards a free kick.

15:33

Corner from the left by-line taken by Anthony Knockaert.

15:06

Free kick crossed by Anthony Knockaert.

14:27

Anthony Knockaert fouled by Leighton Baines, the ref awards a free kick.

10:32

Clearance by Ritchie De Laet.

10:15

Aiden McGeady takes a shot and missed to the left of the goal.

9:57

Aiden McGeady has an effort at goal. Kasper Schmeichel safely holds on.

9:29

Clearance by Sylvain Distin.

7:30

Foul by Romelu Lukaku on Wes Morgan, free kick awarded.

4:50

Wes Morgan manages to make a clearance.

4:22

Free kick awarded for a foul by Leonardo Ulloa on Gareth Barry.

3:19

Free kick awarded for a foul by Anthony Knockaert on Gareth Barry.

2:33

Leonardo Ulloa gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Leighton Baines.

1:37

Free kick awarded for a foul by Phil Jagielka on David Nugent.

1:35

Liam Moore manages to make a clearance.

0:34

Ritchie De Laet concedes a free kick for a foul on Steven Pienaar.

The game begins.

Match Preview

Pearson has faith in Foxes Leicester manager Nigel Pearson believes his team is capable of competing in the Barclays Premier League. As is usually the case with newly-promoted sides, last season's Championship title winners are among those clubs tipped to struggle when the 2014/15 campaign gets under way this weekend. While Pearson accepts that life will be significantly more challenging in the top flight, he believes his players can adapt. The Foxes will contest a Premier League fixture for the first time in a decade on Saturday against Everton at the King Power Stadium. Ahead of the game, Pearson said: "We were the best team in the league last season, obviously that won't be the case this time round. "We are not going to dominate games like we did last season - that goes without saying - but there is an air of confidence among the players that they believe they have the ability to perform, and I fully agree. "I believe we have a good squad which is capable of making the transition. "We have a good balance in the squad in terms of seniority of players and some exciting young players who I think, providing they are able to adapt at a sensible rate, will do very well in the Premier League. "I do believe we have players who are very capable of doing very well. "A lot is always made of the teams who come up and how they will fare. I have been asked if staying up is just enough, and that has to be the bottom line. "But I think it's dangerous to set your targets too low. From a business point of view - and purely on a business level - survival would be an achievement. But, of course, I can't preach that as that would be under-selling what we have the potential to do. "The players have a belief and the staff have a belief in the players that they are capable. "A top-10 finish would be huge, but we have to make sure our first goal is to establish ourselves in the Premier League." Jamie Vardy and Marc Albrighton are injury doubts. Striker Vardy, who scored 16 goals last season to help the Foxes clinch the Championship title, has a thigh strain while midfielder Albrighton, a summer arrival from Aston Villa, is nursing a groin problem. Anthony Knockaert has had an ankle injury recently but the French winger is expected to be fit while Matt Upson's ankle injury will rule him out. Everton manager Roberto Martinez begins his second season with a long-term plan not only to win trophies but also to lay foundations for a successful future. One of the Spaniard's key words during the summer was "stability" and that has been achieved by tying down pivotal figures to lengthy deals. Martinez himself agreed a new five-year contract in June - an example followed by defenders Seamus Coleman, after arguably his best season for the Toffees, and John Stones while England midfielder Ross Barkley signed for four more years. Last season's significant loan stars Romelu Lukaku and Gareth Barry signed permanently for five and three years respectively and, back in January, England left-back Leighton Baines ended speculation about his future with a four-year deal. That work behind the scenes has guaranteed Martinez a core group of quality players he can expect to rely on for the future. It gives him a solid platform on which to build on an impressive maiden season at Goodison Park which saw them finish fifth, having been in the running for the Champions League until late in the campaign. But he is also planning for the longer term with improvements to the club's academy to help more promising youngsters break through. "You need to manage the club as if you are going to be here for the next 100 years and you need to make decisions in the younger age groups where you develop them even if you are not going to see them - although the club will eventually get the benefit," Martinez told Press Association Sport. "Every manager should work in that manner. You are not looking at the short-term doing everything and anything to win a trophy and then move on. "I have never got satisfaction from that, I get satisfaction from trying to build clubs and philosophies that last. "Whatever happens with the manager, for good or bad reasons, you want to have the long-term continuity and vision that is shared by everyone."

Formation:442Manager: Nigel Pearson

Leicester

Formation: 4231Manager: Roberto Martinez

Everton

  • Kasper Schmeichel
  • Ritchie De Laet
  • Liam Moore
  • Wes Morgan
  • Paul Konchesky
  • Riyad Mahrez
  • Andy King
  • Danny Drinkwater
  • Anthony Knockaert
  • David Nugent
  • Leonardo Ulloa
  • SUBS
  • Dean Hammond
  • Ben Hamer
  • Jeff Schlupp
  • Tom Hopper
  • Gary Taylor-Fletcher
  • Marcin Wasilewski
  • Chris Wood

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Form Guide

  • Leicester
  • VS
  • Everton

Last Meetings

  • Leicester
  • 1 - 1
  • Everton
  • 20/03/2004
  • Everton
  • 3 - 2
  • Leicester
  • 20/12/2003
  • Everton
  • 2 - 2
  • Leicester
  • 13/04/2002
  • Leicester
  • 0 - 0
  • Everton
  • 24/11/2001
  • Everton
  • 2 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 10/02/2001
  • Leicester
  • 1 - 1
  • Everton
  • 24/09/2000

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