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  • Date:07 May 2011
  • Kick-off:12:45
  • Venue:The Walkers Stadium
  • Attendance:24,859
  • King (25) Yakubu (41)
    Abe (45) Kamara (71)
  • Leadbitter - pen (68)
    Wickham (69)
Goal!

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93:48 +3.48

The referee blows for offside. Kyle Naughton takes the indirect free kick.

93:37 +3.37

A cross is delivered by Paul Gallagher, save by Marton Fulop.

91:43 +1.43

Connor Wickham produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the target.

84:17

Free kick awarded for a foul by Damien Delaney on Diomansy Kamara. Damien Delaney is shown a yellow card. Yuki Abe takes the free kick.

83:21

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Norris by Yuki Abe. Grant Leadbitter takes the direct free kick.

78:52

Corner taken left-footed by Grant Leadbitter, Connor Wickham takes a shot. Aleksandar Tunchev gets a block in.

78:39

David Norris takes a shot. Blocked by Aleksandar Tunchev.

76:57

Matt Oakley joins the action as a substitute, replacing Richie Wellens.

73:52

Grant Leadbitter challenges Ayegbeni Yakubu unfairly and gives away a free kick. Grant Leadbitter booked. Diomansy Kamara is booked. Strike on goal comes in from Paul Gallagher from the free kick.

73:13

Jaime Peters is brought on as a substitute for Lee Martin.

71:37

Andy King takes a shot. Marton Fulop makes a save. Diomansy Kamara scores a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Leicester 4-2 Ipswich.

69:55

Connor Wickham scores a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Leicester 3-2 Ipswich.

68:52

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Diomansy Kamara by Lee Martin. Lee Martin is given a yellow card. A cross is delivered by Paul Gallagher, Ayegbeni Yakubu produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

67:04

Jeffrey Bruma handles the ball and concedes a . Power penalty scored by Grant Leadbitter. Leicester 3-1 Ipswich.

66:46

Corner taken by Grant Leadbitter from the right by-line.

65:34

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Grant Leadbitter, Gareth McAuley takes a shot. Save by Chris Weale. Short corner taken by Grant Leadbitter.

65:12

Inswinging corner taken by Grant Leadbitter from the left by-line.

63:29

Jeffrey Bruma challenges Jason Scotland unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jason Scotland leaves the field to be replaced by Josh Carson. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Grant Leadbitter, blocked by Yuki Abe.

63:29

Jason Scotland fouled by Jeffrey Bruma, the ref awards a free kick. Josh Carson replaces Jason Scotland. Grant Leadbitter has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, Yuki Abe gets a block in. Jeffrey Bruma goes into the book for unsporting behaviour.

59:43

Corner taken by Grant Leadbitter, Gareth McAuley produces a header from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the goal.

58:09

Diomansy Kamara takes a shot from deep inside the box clearing the bar.

57:43

Outswinging corner taken by Grant Leadbitter, clearance by Jeffrey Bruma.

57:25

Inswinging corner taken by Grant Leadbitter from the left by-line, clearance made by Aleksandar Tunchev.

47:15

The referee blows for offside against Ayegbeni Yakubu. Free kick taken by Marton Fulop.

46:43 +1.43

Yuki Abe scores a goal from just outside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Leicester 3-0 Ipswich.Andy King provided the assist for the goal.

46:34

Paul Gallagher fouled by Lee Martin, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Patrick Van Aanholt.

46:01 +1.01

Carlos Edwards delivers the ball, Headed effort from inside the area by Damien Delaney misses to the right of the goal.

45:44

Corner taken right-footed by Grant Leadbitter from the right by-line, Gareth McAuley takes a shot. Chris Weale gets a block in.

45:31

Connor Wickham takes a shot. Save by Chris Weale.

45:17 +0.17

Jason Scotland takes a shot. Save made by Chris Weale.

43:26

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kyle Naughton by Connor Wickham. Chris Weale takes the free kick.

41:09

Andy King has an effort at goal from deep inside the box striking the post. Goal scored by Ayegbeni Yakubu from inside the six-yard box low into the middle of the goal. Leicester 2-0 Ipswich.

40:07

Corner taken by Diomansy Kamara from the left by-line to the near post, Carlos Edwards makes a clearance.

39:35

Paul Gallagher produces a cross, clearance made by Damien Delaney. Outswinging corner taken by Paul Gallagher, clearance by Damien Delaney.

38:43

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lee Martin by Yuki Abe. Marton Fulop takes the direct free kick.

37:51

Diomansy Kamara fouled by Damien Delaney, the ref awards a free kick. The ball is swung over by Paul Gallagher, Aleksandar Tunchev takes a shot from 12 yards. Marton Fulop makes a save.

35:05

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jason Scotland on Diomansy Kamara. Free kick taken by Jeffrey Bruma.

33:40

Paul Gallagher concedes a free kick for a foul on Carlos Edwards. The referee shows Paul Gallagher a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Grant Leadbitter restarts play with the free kick.

28:12

David Norris has an effort at goal from 25 yards. Angelo Miguel Vitor gets a block in. Aleksandar Tunchev comes on in place of Angelo Miguel Vitor. Corner from the left by-line taken by Grant Leadbitter, Andy King manages to make a clearance.

26:43

Colin Healy concedes a free kick for a foul on Andy King. Chris Weale restarts play with the free kick.

26:09

Diomansy Kamara replaces Darius Vassell.

25:19

A cross is delivered by Paul Gallagher, Andy King finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close range. Leicester 1-0 Ipswich.Assist on the goal came from Paul Gallagher.

23:42

Effort on goal by Grant Leadbitter from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

22:42

Ayegbeni Yakubu takes a shot. Save made by Chris Weale.

20:18

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lee Martin by Patrick Van Aanholt. Direct free kick taken by Carlos Edwards.

19:18

Lee Martin is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Patrick Van Aanholt.

14:07

Corner taken by Grant Leadbitter from the right by-line.

13:35

Connor Wickham takes a shot. Save by Chris Weale. Jason Scotland takes a shot. Save by Chris Weale.

12:08

Damien Delaney gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Darius Vassell. Andy King restarts play with the free kick.

11:03

Corner taken by Grant Leadbitter from the left by-line, Damien Delaney takes a shot. Save by Chris Weale.

10:41

Grant Leadbitter decides to take the corner short.

10:31

Lee Martin takes a shot. Blocked by Angelo Miguel Vitor.

9:27

Ayegbeni Yakubu has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

7:27

Effort on goal by Ayegbeni Yakubu from just inside the area clears the bar.

6:23

Paul Gallagher takes a shot. Blocked by Grant Leadbitter.

5:20

The referee blows for offside. Jeffrey Bruma restarts play with the free kick.

4:23

Patrick Van Aanholt has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses right.

3:35

The referee blows for offside. Chris Weale takes the indirect free kick.

2:11

Effort from the edge of the area by David Norris goes wide of the right-hand upright.

1:18

Centre by Patrick Van Aanholt, Gareth McAuley manages to make a clearance.

0:42

Unfair challenge on Gareth McAuley by Ayegbeni Yakubu results in a free kick. Gareth McAuley takes the direct free kick.

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Formation:433Manager: Sven Goran Eriksson

Leicester

Formation: 451Manager: Paul Jewell

Ipswich

  • Chris Weale
  • Kyle Naughton
  • Angelo Miguel Vitor
  • Jeffrey Bruma
  • Patrick Van Aanholt
  • Richie Wellens
  • Yuki Abe
  • Andy King
  • Darius Vassell
  • Ayegbeni Yakubu
  • Paul Gallagher
  • SUBS
  • Adam Smith
  • Aleksandar Tunchev
  • Joao Teixeira
  • Matt Oakley
  • Steve Howard
  • Lloyd Dyer
  • Diomansy Kamara

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Match Report

Foxes finish with flourish Leicester finished the npower Championship season in style as they claimed an entertaining 4-2 victory over Ipswich. First-half goals from Andy King, Ayegbeni Yakubu and Yuki Abe gave the hosts a healthy lead which they almost let slip in a goal-crazy four-minute spell in the second half, which included a Diomansy Kamara strike to finally wrap up the win. For the visitors, who responded with second-half goals from Grant Leadbitter and Connor Wickham, it was another reminder of how much progress they will need to make in order to match the success of East Anglian rivals Norwich, who are heading for the Premier League. Both sides had designs on the play-offs back in August but sacked their respective managers after disappointing starts, and although Paul Jewell and Sven-Goran Eriksson have each led a revival of sorts, the clubs fell some way short of their pre-season expectations. Despite their poor run of form going into the game - just one win from their previous five matches - the hosts started in positive fashion and could have taken the lead inside the first two minutes but David Norris dragged his shot just wide from inside the box. The Tractor Boys' first meaningful foray into their opponents' half led to a speculative long-range effort from Lee Martin, which Angelo Miguel Vitor deflected behind for a corner. Eriksson's side came under further pressure when Wickham hammered in a low shot which Weale parried before denying Jason Scotland on the rebound. And having weathered the storm, the Foxes seized the advantage in the 26th minute when Paul Gallagher whipped in an inch-perfect cross for King to nod home his 16th goal of the season. City were immediately forced into a change as Kamara replaced the injured Darius Vassell. The substitution galvanised the home side, with Kamara latching onto a through-ball - but he miscontrolled at the crucial moment as a one-on-one chance went begging. Just before the break the home side doubled their lead when Abe's searching cross found King, whose header smashed off the post but fell kindly for Yakubu to fire in. And there was still time for Abe to bag his first City goal, curling home a fantastic effort from 20 yards after receiving a defence-splitting pass from King. Town signalled their intent early in the second half as Wickham rifled in a low shot which forced Weale into a fantastic save. The pace and tempo so evident in Leicester's first-half display was conspicuous by its absence after the interval, with Jewell's side being afforded more time and space to create chances of their own. And they were gifted the chance to gain a foothold in the game thanks to Jeffrey Bruma's inexplicable handball in the box, which allowed Leadbitter to score from the spot in the 69th minute. Patrick Van Aanholt then showed his charitable side a minute later as he gifted possession to Wickham, who advanced into the area before reducing the deficit to a single goal. However, the Dutchman made amends as he provided the cross which led to Kamara's 82nd-minute goal, which put the seal on a thrilling victory for the hosts. A game which had almost everything should have seen a red card thrown into the mix late on, but Leadbitter's ill-timed challenge on Yakubu was only deemed worthy of a booking.

Form Guide

    WDLLWD
  • Leicester
  • VS
  • Ipswich
  • WDWLLW

Last Meetings

  • Ipswich
  • 3 - 0
  • Leicester
  • 18/12/2010
  • Leicester
  • 1 - 1
  • Ipswich
  • 10/01/2010
  • Ipswich
  • 0 - 0
  • Leicester
  • 15/08/2009
  • Leicester
  • 2 - 0
  • Ipswich
  • 26/12/2007
  • Ipswich
  • 3 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 11/12/2007
  • Ipswich
  • 0 - 2
  • Leicester
  • 10/02/2007

Top Scorers

Leicester

  • A King 14
  • A Yakubu 10
  • P Gallagher 6
  • K Naughton 5
  • D Vassell 4
  • M Waghorn 4
  • L Dyer 3
  • AL Miguel Vitor 3
  • S Howard 2
  • M Oakley 2
  • R Wellens 2
  • S Bamba 2
  • J Bruma 2
  • B Berner 1
  • D Kamara 1
  • P Van Aanholt 1

Ipswich

  • J Scotland 10
  • D Norris 8
  • C Wickham 7
  • J Bullard 5
  • C Edwards 3
  • J Carson 3
  • C Healy 2
  • D Delaney 2
  • G McAuley 2
  • J Peters 1
  • G Leadbitter 1

Goals

Leicester

    • Total goals 141
    • Goals per game 72
  • 8 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 11 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 11 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 8 (For) 8 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 9 (For) 11 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 16 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 10 (For) 12 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Ipswich

    • Total goals 129
    • Goals per game 60
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 8 (For) 7 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 11 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 12 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 9 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 12 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 11 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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