African players abroad Daka and Ndidi’s goals put Leicester on top of Group C

Patson Daka

Zambian striker Patson Daka and Nigerian midfielder Wilfred Ndidi’s goal put Leicester City on course to a 3-1 win over Legia Warsaw on Thursday evening.

Daka scored the opener for the Foxes in the 10th minute when he slotted the ball to the bottom left corner in this Group C match of the Europa League.

Some minutes later, James Maddison and Ndidi scored a goal each in the 21st and 33rd minutes.

Maddison and Ndidi scored in between Mladenovic’s 26th minute goal for the Polish side at the King Power Stadium.

Mladenovic slammed home from a rebound after Leicester keeper Casper Schmeichel had saved Mahir Emreli’s penalty kick

Then the Nigerian scored via a header to join fellow African Daka on the scoresheet..

The Foxes lead the group on eight points from five games, one point ahead of second-placed Spartak Moscow and one point ahead of Warsaw.

The result of Thursday leaves the group open going into the final round of matches for the group.

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