Iheanacho assists Daka score two of his four goals as Leicester beat Spartak; Moses assists two

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Leicester City recovered from going two goals behind to beat Spartak Moscow 4-3 on matchday three of the Europa League on Wednesday evening.

There were starts for former Nigeria international Victor Moses and Leicester City’s Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho.

It seemed the game was slipping away from the Foxes after Spartak Moscow established a two-goal lead through ed effort from Sobolev and Larsson’s close range finish assisted by Moses, but Leicester Cuty had an outstanding ten-minute period either side of half-time which changed the complexion of the game.

Patson Daka made it 2-1 in the 45th minute, slotting home after Iheanacho chipped the ball over the Spartak defence.

The Zambia international brought the game back to parity two minutes into the second half when he converted from close range after another great assist from his Nigerian teammate.

In undoubtedly his best performance in a Leicester shirt since transferring from Red Bull Salzburg, Daka completed the turnaround in the 54th minute and got his fourth of the game at minute 78 to ensure that the Foxes were closer to their goal of three points.

In a game to remember, Sobolev grabbed the seventh goal of the game with four minutes left after he was teed up by Moses, but Brendan Rodgers team were able to get over the line.

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