Date: 15th February 2016 at 12:00pm
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Skipper Wes Morgan was also interviewed after yesterday’s loss to Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.

Losing the game two one very late on after Jamie Vardy had scored from 12 yards and with the side having been reduced to ten men, in his own post game press interviews Morgan is quoted by as saying that with how tight the game was, and the fact Arsene Wenger’s boys needed a 95th minute winner in the match, Leicester can be content at our progress as a side following the earlier league defeat to them in the season.

Talking about the disappointment and frustration the players felt, like Kasper Schmeichel, he was also quick to point out the positives and say that disappointment aside, the players would respond quickly.

‘We battled well. It`s always going to be a tough, tough game and it wasn`t any easier going down to 10 men against the likes of Arsenal. It`s tough enough when it`s 11 vs.11. It`s a disappointing result because we obviously had the lead and felt we had a good chance of winning the game. To concede with the last kick of the game like that and to come away with nothing is hard to take. To come to a place like this and to battle away and having a chance to come away with three points shows how far we`ve come as a team and as a squad. To see how disappointed we are to come away with nothing shows we`ve come a long way as a team.’

As for the red card in the game with two bookable offences for Danny Simpson, Morgan went on to say that we had to take the positives of the performance and acknowledge that going down to ten men was the turning point in the game – but he wasn’t going to talk about decisions on the day as I think fans of both sides would agree some consistency would’ve been nice and some challenges could’ve seen harsher punishments.

‘It was probably the turning point I think. It gave Arsenal the impetus to go all out attack and get the goals they were looking for. It goes without saying that it`s easier to play 11 against 11 than 10 against 11. We`re the type of team to fight for each other, have each other`s backs and do what`s necessary to try to help each other out. Today it wasn`t enough but we`ll dust ourselves off and bounce back against Norwich in our next game. We`ll have a little rest and take our minds off the game. It`s been a tough last three games so we`ll have some time off from football, and come back with a fresh mind raring to go., We`ll be back on it.’

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