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  • Date:12 Mar 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Glanford Park
  • Attendance:6,528
  • Miguel Vitor (30) Miguel Vitor (71)
    Naughton (75)
Goal!

Live Commentary

92mins

Joe Garner has an effort at goal. Kyle Naughton gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Mark Duffy, save by Ricardo Pereira.

92mins

Foul by Ben Mee on Lee Miller, free kick awarded. Andrew Wright takes the direct free kick.

91mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kyle Naughton by Mark Duffy. Direct free kick taken by Kyle Naughton.

90mins

Lloyd Dyer decides to take the corner short. Corner from right by-line crossed in by Martyn Waghorn, save by Josh Lillis.

90mins

Shot from 35+ yards from Michael Nelson. Save by Ricardo Pereira.

89mins

Effort on goal by Mark Duffy from 35 yards. Blocked by Angelo Miguel Vitor.

89mins

The ball is swung over by Kyle Naughton, comfortable save by Josh Lillis.

88mins

Kyle Naughton crosses the ball, clearance made by Michael Nelson.

88mins

Lloyd Dyer decides to take a short corner.

86mins

Lloyd Dyer comes on in place of Darius Vassell. Effort from a long way out by Martyn Waghorn goes wide right of the target.

85mins

Josh Wright challenges Yuki Abe unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ben Mee takes the free kick. Lee Miller concedes a free kick for a foul on Richie Wellens. Richie Wellens takes the free kick.

85mins

Andy King fouled by Lee Miller, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Richie Wellens.

82mins

Lee Miller is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Ricardo Pereira takes the free kick.

81mins

Paul Gallagher goes off and Matt Oakley comes on.

79mins

Abdisalam Ibrahim is brought on as a substitute for Chris Dagnall.

79mins

A cross is delivered by Josh Wright.

78mins

The ball is sent over by Mark Duffy.

78mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Gallagher on Michael Collins. Michael Collins takes the direct free kick.

76mins

Kyle Naughton grabs a goal from just outside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Scunthorpe 0-3 Leicester.Free kick awarded for a foul by Eddie Nolan on Darius Vassell. Free kick taken by Paul Gallagher. The assist for the goal came from Paul Gallagher.

76mins

Richie Wellens crosses the ball.

75mins

Martyn Waghorn replaces Ayegbeni Yakubu.

74mins

Mark Duffy crosses the ball, Paul Gallagher gets a block in. Corner taken by Mark Duffy from the right by-line, Andy King manages to make a clearance.

73mins

Ayegbeni Yakubu receives a yellow card. Unfair challenge on Michael Nelson by Ayegbeni Yakubu results in a free kick. Josh Lillis restarts play with the free kick.

71mins

(Scunthorpe) makes a substitution, with Michael Collins coming on for Andy Hughes. Angelo Miguel Vitor grabs a headed goal from close in. Scunthorpe 0-2 Leicester.Centre by Darius Vassell, Eddie Nolan gets a block in. Corner taken right-footed by Paul Gallagher from the right by-line, Lee Miller manages to make a clearance. The assist for the goal came from Paul Gallagher.

68mins

Joe Garner is booked. Corner taken by Mark Duffy.

67mins

Paul Gallagher gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Dagnall. Josh Lillis takes the free kick.

66mins

Darius Vassell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lee Miller. Josh Lillis takes the free kick.

65mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Chris Dagnall. Indirect free kick taken by Souleymane Bamba.

63mins

Mark Duffy challenges Paul Gallagher unfairly and gives away a free kick. Centre by Richie Wellens, Souleymane Bamba produces a header from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.

62mins

Corner taken by Mark Duffy from the right by-line, Michael Nelson takes a shot. Ricardo Pereira makes a comfortable save.

61mins

Ayegbeni Yakubu gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Nelson. Josh Lillis restarts play with the free kick.

61mins

Centre by Richie Wellens, clearance by Josh Wright. Richie Wellens has an effort at goal from outside the box missing to the wide left of the goal.

60mins

Darius Vassell delivers the ball, Shot from close range by Andy King misses to the right of the target.

59mins

Outswinging corner taken by Mark Duffy, Headed effort on goal by Joe Garner from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the goal.

56mins

Kyle Naughton receives a caution. Kyle Naughton concedes a free kick for a foul on Joe Garner. Mark Duffy crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing. Chris Dagnall is ruled offside. Ricardo Pereira takes the free kick.

54mins

Unfair challenge on Joe Garner by Yuki Abe results in a free kick. Mark Duffy delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, save made by Ricardo Pereira. Corner taken right-footed by Mark Duffy, clearance made by Andy King.

52mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Darius Vassell. Indirect free kick taken by Josh Lillis.

50mins

Michael Raynes challenges Richie Wellens unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul Gallagher produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, Josh Lillis makes a save. Corner taken by Paul Gallagher, Lee Miller manages to make a clearance.

49mins

Ben Mee delivers the ball, Andrew Wright makes a clearance.

48mins

Joe Garner is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Ricardo Pereira.

47mins

Mark Duffy takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Kyle Naughton manages to make a clearance.

47mins

Corner taken right-footed by Mark Duffy, Effort from 18 yards by Michael Nelson. Souleymane Bamba gets a block in.

47mins

Unfair challenge on Joe Garner by Andy King results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Eddie Nolan.

46mins

Unfair challenge on Joe Garner by Kyle Naughton results in a free kick. Mark Duffy delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, save made by Ricardo Pereira.

46mins

Eddie Nolan on for Ben Gordon.

44mins

Yuki Abe challenges Lee Miller unfairly and gives away a free kick. Josh Lillis takes the free kick.

42mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Souleymane Bamba on Lee Miller. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Mark Duffy, clearance by Souleymane Bamba.

41mins

Lee Miller takes a shot. Souleymane Bamba gets a block in.

41mins

Centre by Mark Duffy, Andy King manages to make a clearance.

40mins

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Paul Gallagher, clearance made by Michael Raynes.

38mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ben Gordon by Richie Wellens. Josh Lillis takes the free kick.

37mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul Gallagher by Mark Duffy. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Paul Gallagher, clearance by Andrew Wright.

36mins

Angelo Miguel Vitor fouled by Lee Miller, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Kyle Naughton.

35mins

Effort from the edge of the penalty box by Paul Gallagher goes wide of the right-hand upright.

35mins

Paul Gallagher takes the inswinging corner, Joe Garner manages to make a clearance.

33mins

Booking for Ben Mee for unsporting behaviour. Michael Nelson fouled by Ben Mee, the ref awards a free kick. Josh Lillis takes the direct free kick.

32mins

Unfair challenge on Yuki Abe by Joe Garner results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ricardo Pereira.

31mins

Angelo Miguel Vitor finds the back of the net with a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Scunthorpe 0-1 Leicester.Yuki Abe takes a shot. Corner taken by Paul Gallagher from the right by-line, Souleymane Bamba takes a shot. Blocked by Josh Wright. Corner from the left by-line taken by Paul Gallagher, Ben Mee provided the assist for the goal.

29mins

Centre by Ben Gordon, save by Ricardo Pereira.

27mins

Chris Dagnall is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Ricardo Pereira restarts play with the free kick.

26mins

Unfair challenge on Lee Miller by Angelo Miguel Vitor results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Josh Lillis.

25mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lee Miller on Richie Wellens. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Paul Gallagher from left channel, clearance made by Andrew Wright.

25mins

Lee Miller concedes a free kick for a foul on Souleymane Bamba. Ben Mee delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing, clearance made by Michael Nelson.

23mins

Foul by Darius Vassell on Ben Gordon, free kick awarded. Josh Lillis takes the direct free kick.

22mins

Unfair challenge on Josh Wright by Andy King results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Mark Duffy from left channel, clearance by Richie Wellens.

21mins

Richie Wellens delivers the ball, clearance by Andy Hughes.

20mins

Foul by Angelo Miguel Vitor on Lee Miller, free kick awarded. Josh Lillis takes the direct free kick.

19mins

Lee Miller concedes a free kick for a foul on Angelo Miguel Vitor. Ricardo Pereira takes the direct free kick.

17mins

Lee Miller gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul Gallagher. Free kick crossed right-footed by Richie Wellens from left channel. The referee blows for offside. Josh Lillis takes the free kick.

15mins

Ayegbeni Yakubu takes a shot. Josh Lillis makes a save. Paul Gallagher takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Michael Nelson.

15mins

Ben Mee sends in a cross.

13mins

Corner from the right by-line taken by Mark Duffy, Joe Garner takes a shot. Richie Wellens gets a block in.

12mins

Paul Gallagher crosses the ball, save made by Josh Lillis.

11mins

Chris Dagnall concedes a free kick for a foul on Yuki Abe. Free kick taken by Yuki Abe.

7mins

Andy King challenges Michael Nelson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Josh Lillis.

4mins

Chris Dagnall is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Ricardo Pereira takes the indirect free kick.

3mins

The ball is delivered by Paul Gallagher, Effort on goal by Darius Vassell from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

2mins

Richie Wellens crosses the ball, Andy Hughes manages to make a clearance. Corner taken by Paul Gallagher from the left by-line played to the near post, Josh Wright manages to make a clearance.

Match Preview

O'Connor boost for Baraclough Scunthorpe boss Ian Baraclough looks set to be boosted by the return of midfielder Michael O'Connor for the home clash with Leicester. The Northern Irishman has been sidelined since January with a knee problem but returned to training this week and may come into contention for a starting role. The Iron`s injury list is beginning to ease, with goalkeeper Joe Murphy (ankle), midfielder Garry Thompson (groin), and right-back Cliff Byrne (back) possibly their only absentees. Baraclough was left bitterly disappointed by his side`s display in the 2-1 defeat at Barnsley in midweek and could ring the changes for the visit of the Foxes. The Oakwell reverse left Baraclough`s men four points behind fourth-bottom Crystal Palace but with a game in hand on the Eagles. Jeffrey Bruma is battling to be fit for Leicester. The centre-half, on loan from Chelsea, was absent with a groin strain on Tuesday night as Norwich became the first side to beat the Foxes in a league game at the Walkers Stadium since Sven-Goran Eriksson took charge at the start of October. "We didn't think it was serious but he tried to train at the start of the week and he felt it," said Eriksson. "He has had a scan but, fingers crossed, he might be available for Scunthorpe." Eriksson would be tempted to recall Bruma if the Dutchman is fit and the manager may consider other changes to the starting line-up with a possible recall for winger Paul Gallagher, who scored the Foxes` second goal against Norwich deep into stoppage time. Fellow wideman Lloyd Dyer, defender Miguel Vitor and striker Martyn Waghorn are also available for recalls. Leicester`s play-off charge has hit the buffers recently after a four-game winless run, including three defeats.

Formation:442Manager: Ian Baraclough

Scunthorpe

Formation: 433Manager: Sven Goran Eriksson

Leicester

  • Josh Lillis
  • Andrew Wright
  • Michael Raynes
  • Michael Nelson
  • Ben Gordon
  • Joe Garner
  • Josh Wright
  • Andy Hughes
  • Mark Duffy
  • Chris Dagnall
  • Lee Miller
  • SUBS
  • Sam Slocombe
  • Bobby Grant
  • Michael Collins
  • Abdisalam Ibrahim
  • Eddie Nolan
  • Matt Godden
  • Paul Reid

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Match Report

Vitor shines in Foxes win Leicester reignited their npower Championship play-off challenge as a brace from Portuguese defender Miguel Vitor helped Sven-Goran Eriksson's side to a deserved 3-0 victory at struggling Scunthorpe. The Foxes' hopes of a top-six finish had been hurt by a run of three defeats in four matches but they returned to winning ways in emphatic style thanks to goals from Vitor (31, 72) and Kyle Naughton (76). Scunthorpe are desperate for points at the other end of the table but, although Joe Garner came close to giving them an early lead, they were second best and remain four points from safety. It was the Foxes who settled the better on a poor pitch, with Paul Gallagher's early cross from the left hooked just over the crossbar by Darius Vassell. But Scunthorpe, who have revitalised their survival bid with three wins in the last month, possibly should have taken the lead after 12 minutes when Garner's header from a corner was cleared off the line by Richie Wellens. Scunthorpe goalkeeper Josh Lillis was called on to make a decent block when Naughton's long throw was allowed to travel all the way to Ayegbeni Yakubu four yards out, and in the 31st minute the Foxes deservedly took the lead. It all stemmed from a terrific 25-yard shot from Yuki Abe that thundered off the crossbar, with Michael Nelson doing well to head the rebound off the line under pressure from Yakubu. Sol Bamba's effort was then deflected behind for another corner, from which Leicester found the net. Gallagher's delivery was guided towards the back post by Ben Mee and defender Vitor stabbed in his second goal for the club. It looked set to be a dream start to the second half for Scunthorpe when referee Rob Shoebridge pointed to the penalty spot for a push by Naughton on Garner, but a glance towards his assistant revealed the striker had been flagged offside and the decision was reversed. Gallagher then tested Lillis with a curling free-kick, while a breakaway in the 59th minute should have resulted in a second goal for Leicester but leading scorer Andy King could not quite stretch far enough to turn Vassell's cross into an empty net. Having had a penalty taken away, the hosts saw a goal chalked off in the 67th minute, with Garner booked for handling the ball over the line. Scunthorpe's challenge was all-but ended in the 72nd minute, though, when a peach of a right-wing cross from Gallagher was headed in off the crossbar by Vitor. Four minutes later, Leicester had their third as a short free-kick from Gallagher caught out the home defence, allowing Naughton to curl in a precise shot.

Form Guide

    DWLLWL
  • Scunthorpe
  • VS
  • Leicester
  • WWLDLL

Last Meetings

  • Leicester
  • 3 - 1
  • Scunthorpe
  • 02/10/2010
  • Leicester
  • 5 - 1
  • Scunthorpe
  • 13/02/2010
  • Scunthorpe
  • 1 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 28/11/2009
  • Leicester
  • 1 - 0
  • Scunthorpe
  • 29/03/2008
  • Scunthorpe
  • 0 - 0
  • Leicester
  • 20/10/2007

Top Scorers

Scunthorpe

  • C Dagnall 5
  • M O'Connor 3
  • C Byrne 2
  • D Mirfin 2
  • J Garner 2
  • G Thompson 1
  • R Jones 1
  • L Miller 1
  • M Collins 1

Leicester

  • A King 13
  • P Gallagher 5
  • A Yakubu 4
  • M Waghorn 4
  • K Naughton 4
  • D Vassell 3
  • L Dyer 3
  • S Howard 2
  • R Wellens 2
  • S Bamba 2
  • B Berner 1
  • AL Miguel Vitor 1

Goals

Scunthorpe

    • Total goals 93
    • Goals per game 33
  • 2 (For) 10 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 7 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 13 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Leicester

    • Total goals 113
    • Goals per game 53
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 7 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 9 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 7 (For) 10 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 8 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 9 (For) 10 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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