10 tackles, 5 interceptions and 1 clearance: Ndidi stars as Leicester boosts UCL hope

10 tackles, 5 interceptions and 1 clearance: Ndidi stars as Leicester boosts UCL hope

Wilfred Ndidi was at his best for Leicester City as they defeated Sheffield United at the King Power Stadium on Thursday.

Ndidi who has put a below-par performance in the last couple of matches was at his best as he helped the Foxes bounce back from their embarrassing defeat to Bournemouth to boost their hope of Champions League football next season.


 

Although Ayoze Perez and Damarai Gray got both goals for Brendan Rodgers’ men, Ndidi’s contributions was important as he pulled all the strings from his defensive midfielder role.

 

Ndidi played all the entire minutes and got a rating of 7.5% for his outstanding efforts.

 

The 23 years old made 41 accurate passes, 1 accurate long ball, 1 successful dribble, 3/4 aerials won, win 10 tackles, 5 interceptions, and 1 clearance.

 

It was a total dominance display from the Super Eagles midfielder who has scored twice this season.

 

The game is Ndidi’s 30th league appearances for the Foxes this season for Leicester City who completed d the double over their visitors for the first time since 1923-1924 season.

 

Meanwhile his international team-mate Kelechi Iheanacho watched the game from the substitute bench.

 

 

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