Date: 28th October 2015 at 3:17pm
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Manager Claudio Ranieri was disappointed to see our Capital One Cup dream end last night against Hull City, but he said there were plenty of positives he could take from the game.

With multiple changes to the side again for the Cup competition, Leicester ultimately went out on a penalty shoot out, but speaking to lcfc.com following the game, the gaffer explained.

‘I`m not happy for the result but I`m happy for the performance because we knew it was a tough match and we played strongly. We tried to do our best and we scored a goal but we conceded a goal in a bad moment. We were very, very close to finishing the match with a win but we then lost the penalty shootout. It`s OK, I`m very glad for the performance from Ben Chilwell because he played like a mature player. Hull City at home are very good. They are second in the Championship. It was a good match for us and we played strongly to try to win the match. We lost the match but the performance was OK.’

With all three substitutes on the day, Danny Drinkwater, Jamie Vardy and Mahrez combining for the goal, that was something that pleased the manager.

‘The impact was amazing. We scored a goal and we played better, but we lost on the penalties. It wasn`t a mistake from Riyad, it was a good save from the ‘keeper. Hull scored five penalties, so well done to them.’

With Chilwell making his professional debut for the club in the game and coming in for praise from the manager, he was also interviewed after the match about the experience.

‘In general I`m pleased with how I performed, but obviously the result is the main thing and it didn`t go our way. If we were to win it would have been a much better debut but to get my professional debut is obviously a massive thing for me and my family. He (Ranieri) just said to do what I`ve been doing with the Under-21s – just play my normal game, don`t feel the pressure and don`t be overwhelmed by the whole experience. I`m very tired mentally and physically but I was happy to play and get through it. The result was just disappointing.’

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