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  • Date:17 Dec 2013
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:The King Power Stadium
  • Attendance:31,119
  • Dyer (76)
  • Dzeko (40) Dzeko (40)
    Dzeko (52) Dzeko (52)
Goal!

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The final whistle goes and the game is over.

92:17 +2.17

Shot by Andy King went wide of the right-hand upright.

90:54 +0.54

Jeff Schlupp delivers the ball.

90:17 +0.17

Joe Hart takes the free kick.

89:41

Lloyd Dyer is ruled offside.

86:59

Aleksandar Kolarov manages to make a clearance.

86:30

Clearance made by Aleksandar Kolarov.

85:10

Andy King fouled by Jack Rodwell, the ref awards a free kick.

84:38

Wes Morgan manages to make a clearance.

84:14

Wes Morgan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joleon Lescott.

83:22

Unfair challenge on Jeff Schlupp by Joleon Lescott results in a free kick.

82:21

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Vincent Kompany by Jamie Vardy.

81:09

Free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel.

81:05

James Milner challenges Wes Morgan unfairly and gives away a free kick.

80:33

Joleon Lescott manages to make a clearance.

79:36

Samir Nasri takes the free kick.

79:18

Francisco Javi Garcia fouled by Jeff Schlupp, the ref awards a free kick.

76:10

Lloyd Dyer scores a left footed goal. Leicester 1-3 Man City.The assist for the goal came from Paul Konchesky.

75:42

Clearance made by Vincent Kompany.

72:13

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lloyd Dyer by Gonzalez Jesus Navas.

71:21

Free kick awarded for a foul by Francisco Javi Garcia on Lloyd Dyer.

71:00

Clearance made by Dedryck Boyata.

70:38

Gonzalez Jesus Navas manages to make a clearance.

70:33

A cross is delivered by Lloyd Dyer.

70:18

Paul Konchesky has an effort at goal. Joleon Lescott gets a block in.

69:25

Samir Nasri comes on in place of David Silva.

68:20

Clearance made by Wes Morgan.

67:12

David Nugent leaves the field to be replaced by Jeff Schlupp.

66:27

Dedryck Boyata manages to make a clearance.

63:09

The ball is crossed by Dedryck Boyata.

62:47

James Milner produces a cross.

60:30

Shot by David Silva.

60:23

Corner taken by Gonzalez Jesus Navas.

59:24

Corner taken by Matty James from the left by-line.

58:10

Andy King produces a cross.

55:53

Centre by James Milner.

52:31

Edin Dzeko slots the ball right footed into the goal. Leicester 0-3 Man City.Assist on the goal came from James Milner.

52:02

Clearance by Paul Konchesky.

50:01

Edin Dzeko takes a brilliant shot. A parry by Kasper Schmeichel prevents the goal.

47:19

James Milner concedes a free kick for a foul on Andy King.

45:58

Marcin Wasilewski manages to make a clearance.

The referee gets the second half underway.

The ref blows to signal half-time.

45:56 +0.56

Gonzalez Jesus Navas takes a shot. Kasper Schmeichel blocks the ball.

45:06

Aleksandar Kolarov fouled by David Nugent, the ref awards a free kick.

45:01

Matty James on for Gary Taylor-Fletcher.

45:01

Anthony Knockaert leaves the field to be replaced by Jamie Vardy.

44:57

Shot by Jack Rodwell missed to the right of the target.

44:56

Ignasi Miquel makes a clearance.

44:12

James Milner takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Kasper Schmeichel parries the ball away.

41:38

Header by Gary Taylor-Fletcher misses right.

41:22

Gonzalez Jesus Navas gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andy King.

40:20

Edin Dzeko scores a headed goal. Leicester 0-2 Man City.James Milner provided the assist for the goal.

36:59

Clearance by Wes Morgan.

35:03

Clearance made by Paul Konchesky.

34:42

Corner taken by Anthony Knockaert.

33:45

Dedryck Boyata is shown a yellow card.

33:28

Unfair challenge on Lloyd Dyer by Dedryck Boyata results in a free kick.

32:15

The ball is crossed by Paul Konchesky.

31:37

A cross is delivered by Aleksandar Kolarov.

30:14

The ball is sent over by Andy King.

29:57

Clearance by Joleon Lescott.

27:12

Vincent Kompany has a headed effort at goal. Danny Drinkwater gets a block in.

27:09

Corner taken by James Milner from the left by-line.

26:31

Corner taken by David Silva.

25:45

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Nugent on Francisco Javi Garcia.

25:06

Danny Drinkwater takes the free kick.

24:52

Danny Drinkwater fouled by James Milner, the ref awards a free kick.

23:28

Aleksandar Kolarov produces a cross.

23:00

Danny Drinkwater restarts play with the free kick.

22:48

Francisco Javi Garcia challenges Danny Drinkwater unfairly and gives away a free kick.

22:10

Free kick taken by Anthony Knockaert.

21:29

Unfair challenge on Lloyd Dyer by Gonzalez Jesus Navas results in a free kick.

21:17

Corner taken by David Silva from the left by-line.

17:10

Free kick taken by Joe Hart.

15:52

Free kick taken by Aleksandar Kolarov.

15:44

Wes Morgan concedes a free kick for a foul on Edin Dzeko.

14:02

Clearance made by Wes Morgan.

13:27

Danny Drinkwater crosses the ball.

11:58

(Man City) makes a substitution, with Dedryck Boyata coming on for Pablo Zabaleta.

11:29

Clearance made by Wes Morgan.

10:08

Marcin Wasilewski manages to make a clearance.

7:06

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Edin Dzeko by Anthony Knockaert.

6:46

Centre by David Nugent.

6:35

Vincent Kompany makes a clearance.

6:06

Corner from the left by-line taken by David Silva.

2:50

Edin Dzeko takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Wes Morgan.

1:30

Unfair challenge on Anthony Knockaert by Aleksandar Kolarov results in a free kick.

The match has kicked off.

Match Preview

Foxes hope to give City problems Nigel Pearson insists Leicester will not be out to merely make up the numbers when they face Manchester City in the quarter-finals of the Capital One Cup. Manuel Pellegrini's side go into Tuesday night's tie flying high on confidence on the back of a superb 3-2 victory away at Champions League holders Bayern Munich and a 6-3 demolition of Barclays Premier League leaders Arsenal at the weekend. But Leicester also have their sights set on a season of success and currently sit third in the Sky Bet Championship as they chase a return to England's top tier. They will put those aspirations to one side against Manchester City at the King Power Stadium as they look to replicate the kind of result which knocked out Fulham 4-3 in the last round of the competition. "It's an opportunity for us to go out there and show what we can do," said Pearson, who acknowledges his team are underdogs. "City are an excellent side with an exceptionally strong squad, but we have to go into it with the freedom to go and play. "I expect our players to go out there and make it exceptionally hard for Man City. I don't think it's one of those where we'll just try and enjoy the occasion. "We've worked hard to get this far in the competition, I want our players to go out there with drive. "For us it's about doing what we can to make life difficult for Man City. "We've done well so far and we're having a good season in the league, this is a good opportunity to go out there and put a good show on. You never know with cup competitions." Having made seven changes in Munich and then eight against the Gunners, City are sure to utilise their squad for the cup clash against the Foxes. Joe Hart could well get a run-out in goal while the likes of Edin Dzeko, Jesus Navas, Javi Garcia, James Milner, Joleon Lescott, Aleksandar Kolarov, Micah Richards, Jack Rodwell and Stevan Jovetic are all in the frame to start. One player who definitely misses out is Sergio Aguero after it was revealed he will miss a month with a calf problem. Pearson is unsure exactly how opposite number Pellegrini will opt to line up, but he is certain of one thing. "Whatever team they start with, it'll be very, very strong," the Foxes boss said. "They've proved that with how they've rotated for cup competitions and league fixtures, they've got plenty of depth in their squad. "I'm pleased that my players have got an opportunity to play against one of the best sides, not just in this country but in the world." On the prospective changes, Manuel Pellegrini said: "Of course, when you have a good squad, it is easy for the manager to make changes. I trust in this squad. "That's why we went last week to play against Bayern with five or six players that don't normally start and we won. "After Bayern we made six or seven changes against Arsenal and won. We will make some changes in the same way. "I think it is an important cup. That is why we try from the beginning to play from the beginning with a good team. "We hope we can continue with this cup and always a final in Wembley is important." Leicester are bidding to make the last four of the League Cup for the first time since winning the competition in 2000. It was the third time in four seasons that Martin O'Neill had guided the midlands club to the final, lifting the trophy twice, with the other success a memorable victory over a Middlesbrough side containing Pearson in 1997. Pearson did win the competition himself as a player at Sheffield Wednesday in 1991, and he knows all too well the positive values his Leicester side should hold on Tuesday against the might of Manchester City. "I think games like this, we've worked hard to earn this tie and I don't see any reason why we shouldn't go out there and try to enjoy it," he added. "But to enjoy it we've got to play well and give them a few problems. "We're not daft, we know they're a very good side but I don't think we should go into this game with anything other than high expectations of ourselves to make life difficult for them. If we do that then who knows? "But we're going to have to be at our best, there's no doubt about that, because they have such depth in quality." Leicester have no new injury or suspension concerns following Saturday's 1-1 draw against fellow promotion chasers Burnley, although Chris Wood (hamstring), Sean St Ledger (groin) and Tom Hopper (shin) remain sidelined.

Formation:442Manager: Nigel Pearson

Leicester

Formation: 4231Manager: Manuel Pellegrini

Man City

  • Kasper Schmeichel
  • Marcin Wasilewski
  • Wes Morgan
  • Ignasi Miquel
  • Paul Konchesky
  • Anthony Knockaert
  • Danny Drinkwater
  • Andy King
  • Lloyd Dyer
  • Gary Taylor-Fletcher
  • David Nugent
  • SUBS
  • Ritchie De Laet
  • Dean Hammond
  • Matty James
  • Jamie Vardy
  • Jeff Schlupp
  • Liam Moore
  • Conrad Logan

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