Leicester and PSV play out goalless first leg


Harvey Barnes struck the crossbar in the first half for Leicester

Leicester’s Europa Conference League quarter-final is finely poised after a goalless first leg against PSV Eindhoven at the King Power Stadium.

Brendan Rodgers’ side have endured an inconsistent season but keep alive their hopes of lifting silverware come the end of the campaign.

The hosts came closest to breaking the deadlock on the stroke of half-time but lively winger Harvey Barnes rattled the crossbar following a one-two with Kelechi Iheanacho.

PSV should have taken the lead in just the second minute when Mario Gotze evaded the offside trap but Kasper Schmeichel spread himself wide to deny the German World Cup winner.

The two sides meet at the Philips Stadium in the second leg next Thursday for the right to meet Roma or Bodo/Glimt in the last four.

That tie saw Norwegians Bodo/Glimt score in the 89th minute to take a 2-1 advantage into the second leg.

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Leicester City

  1. Squad number1Player nameSchmeichel

  2. Squad number21Player nameRicardo Pereira

  3. Squad number3Player nameFofana

  4. Squad number6Player nameEvans

  5. Squad number27Player nameCastagne

  6. Squad number10Player nameMaddison

  7. Squad number8Player nameTielemans

  8. Squad number22Player nameDewsbury-Hall

  9. Squad number11Player nameAlbrighton

  10. Squad number14Player nameIheanacho

  11. Squad number7Player nameBarnes

  1. Squad number2Player nameJustin

  2. Squad number29Player nameDaka

  3. Squad number37Player nameLookman

PSV Eindhoven

  1. Squad number38Player nameMvogo

  2. Squad number17Player nameMauro Júnior

  3. Squad number5Player nameRamalho

  4. Squad number18Player nameBoscagli

  5. Squad number31Player nameMax

  6. Squad number6Player nameSangaré

  7. Squad number27Player nameGötze

  8. Squad number23Player nameVeerman

  9. Squad number10Player nameMadueke

  10. Squad number7Player nameZahavi

  11. Squad number11Player nameGakpo

  1. Squad number3Player nameTeze

  2. Squad number8Player namevan Ginkel

  3. Squad number19Player nameBruma

  4. Squad number25Player nameDoan

Line-ups

Leicester

Formation 4-3-3

  • 1Schmeichel
  • 21Ricardo PereiraSubstituted forJustinat 67′minutes
  • 3Fofana
  • 6Evans
  • 27Castagne
  • 10Maddison
  • 8Tielemans
  • 22Dewsbury-Hall
  • 11AlbrightonBooked at 81minsSubstituted forDakaat 81′minutes
  • 14IheanachoSubstituted forLookmanat 67′minutes
  • 7Barnes

Substitutes

  • 2Justin
  • 18Amartey
  • 20Choudhury
  • 23Vestergaard
  • 29Daka
  • 33Thomas
  • 35Jakupovic
  • 37Lookman
  • 54Marçal-Madivadua
  • 74Braybrooke

PSV Eindhoven

Formation 4-3-3

  • 38Mvogo
  • 17Mauro JúniorSubstituted forTezeat 90+2′minutes
  • 5Ramalho
  • 18Boscagli
  • 31Max
  • 6Sangaré
  • 27Götze
  • 23Veerman
  • 10MaduekeSubstituted forTué Na Bangnaat 82′minutes
  • 7ZahaviSubstituted forDoanat 69′minutes
  • 11GakpoSubstituted forvan Ginkelat 90+1′minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Teze
  • 8van Ginkel
  • 9Alves Morais
  • 16Drommel
  • 19Tué Na Bangna
  • 20Romero
  • 21Delanghe
  • 25Doan
  • 32Vertessen
  • 37Ledezma

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