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Ranieri plays down Schmeichel injury fears

Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri played down fears over the fitness of Kasper Schmeichel after the goalkeeper was injured during the Premier League champions’ 2-1 win over Swansea City. Ranieri’s side secured their first win of the season on Saturday as Jamie Vardy ended his wait for a first goal of the campaign and then, in an added bonus, Claudio Ranieri allayed concerns about Schmeichel. The Leicester ‘keeper limped off in the second half, prompting concerns that he could miss the club’s first ever foray into the Champions League, which starts next month with a The post Ranieri plays down Schmeichel injury fears appeared first on World Soccer Talk.

Francesco Guidolin insists Leicester were worthy winners against…

FRANCESCO Guidolin insisted he had no complaints with the result after watching Swansea City fall to a second straight Premier League defeat at Leicester.Swansea were beaten 2-1 in the East Midlands, seven days after a home loss to Hull, though in truth the scoreline could have been heavier.The visitors struggled to contain Leicester during a first half in which they might have had more than a Jamie Vardy goal to show for their efforts.READ MORE: Lee Trundle scored this cracking free-kick on his…

Vardy helps champs Leicester clinch first win

Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jamie Vardy scored his first goal of the season as Leicester energised their Premier League title defence with a 2-1 win against Swansea in a torrential thunderstorm on Saturday. Vardy’s 32nd-minute strike gave Claudio Ranieri’s side a deserved half-time lead and captain Wes Morgan added the Foxes’ second goal on 52 minutes at the King Power Stadium. Leroy Fer scored for Swansea with nine minutes remaining but Leicester stood firm for their first win of the season despite Foxes winger Riyad Mahrez having a penalty saved at 2-0