Legia Warsaw v Leicester: Kelechi Iheanacho lacking over journey paperwork challenge

Kelechi Iheanacho was high scorer for Leicester final season with 19 objectives

Kelechi Iheanacho has been dominated out of Leicester’s Europa League Group C journey to Legia Warsaw due to a difficulty together with his journey paperwork.

The striker travelled to Poland however an issue together with his paperwork meant he was not allowed into the nation.

“His documentation coming into the nation wasn’t adequate,” mentioned boss Brendan Rodgers. “We’ll have to take a look at that once we’re again.”

Defender Jonny Evans is once more lacking due to a foot harm.

The 33-year-old defender has performed lower than 170 minutes in complete this season, though he was on the bench for Saturday’s 2-2 Premier League draw with Burnley.

Midfielder Wilfred Ndidi misses the sport via suspension, having been despatched off of their opening group match, a 2-2 draw at dwelling to Napoli.

The Foxes have been inconsistent all through this season, with Jamie Vardy’s two objectives rescuing a Premier League dwelling draw in opposition to Burnley on Saturday to go away them with seven factors from six video games.

Legia, 15-time Polish champions, have additionally struggled to date this season, dropping 4 of their opening seven league video games.

On Saturday, they have been overwhelmed 3-2 at dwelling by Rakow to go away them 14th within the 18-team Polish high flight.

Nevertheless, they did get off to a profitable begin within the Europa League, beating Spartak Moscow 1-0 in Russia because of an injury-time objective from Lirim Kastrati.

“They’re very nicely organised, the gamers are very dedicated, and on the counter-attack they may give us issues,” mentioned Rodgers.

“Within the final sport and a half, we’ve been extra like ourselves in our soccer, so hopefully we are able to deliver that to Legia and make it actually troublesome for them.

“You journey to play in nice stadiums in entrance of passionate supporters. It ought to be a fantastic sport in a fantastic ambiance, and it is one thing you at all times should take care of away in Europe.

“It has been a fantastic expertise and we need to hold reaching it. It is an ambition of ours to maintain enjoying at this degree. You must earn it and that is hopefully one thing we are able to hold doing over the following variety of years.”

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