Date: 19th December 2017 at 11:38pm
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Following today’s clash between Leicester City and Manchester City, here are the instant reactions from both managers.

Leicester City hosted Manchester City at the King Power Stadium for a 7.45pm kick off on Tuesday December 19 for the League Cup Quarter Finals, with both sides ending full time and extra time at one a piece. The visitors had the early lead through Bernardo Silva but a stoppage time Jamie Vardy had the hosts back on level terms and the match went to a penalty shoot out.

Sadly for Leicester Vardy missed his second spot kick of the day and Riyad Mahrez saw his effort saved by Claudio Bravo to give Pep Guardiola’s side a four three penalty win.



Hamer, Amartey, Dragovic (Benalouane 111), Maguire, Fuchs, Albrighton (Mahrez 57), King, Iborra, Chilwell (Gray 71), Okazaki, Iheanacho (Vardy 57).


Simpson, Jakupovic, Ulloa.

Man City:

Bravo, Danilo, Adarabioyo, Mangala (Walker 81), Zinchenko, Gundogan, Y Toure, Foden (Dele-Bashiru 90+1), Bernardo Silva, Jesus, Diaz (Nmecha 88).


Delph, Sane, Ederson, Duhaney.

Speaking to the BBC’s cameras a short time after match day referee Robert Madley blew the final whistle, Leicester manager Claude Puel explained.

‘We were unlucky. We had the most chances. It was a fantastic game between two good teams. We gave our best. It was important to give a good response after the last league game. I like our positive outlook. It was a good moment for Jamie to come into the game. It was a good thing for him to score tonight. No regrets about tonight.’

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola in his comparative interview explained.

‘A lot of young players played. I am so happy for all the players. They showed me very good things. How you react is important and there were no complaints from the players in extra time about how it was unfair that they had scored a late goal. The way we had to react was not easy, we were tired, we had a lot of young players, Danilo was playing at centre-back for the first time in his life.’