Harvey Barnes fills Jamie Vardy’s shoes to fire Leicester past Wigan

04 January 2020 07:39
When Brendan Rodgers signed a five-and-a-half-year contract extension last month, he cited a desire to win trophies and, after watching Leicester brush aside Wigan to reach the FA Cup fourth round, his team will continue to fight on three fronts. Liverpool’s 13-point lead in the Premier League may be insurmountable but Leicester will quietly fancy their chances of earning silverware in the domestic cups. On Wednesday they face Aston Villa in the first leg of the Carabao Cup semi-finals, when Rodgers will surely restore several of the big hitters that were rested here, notably James Maddison. Related: Rochdale veteran Aaron Wilbraham takes Newcastle to FA Cup replay Related: Harry Arter’s long-range winner fires Fulham past weakened Aston Villa Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian