Ranieri: Copenhagen clashes will decide our Champions League fate

Ranieri: Copenhagen clashes will decide our Champions League fate

Ranieri: Copenhagen clashes will decide our Champions League fate

Leicester go into the game struggling in the league - they have eight points from as many matches to kick-off 2016-17 - but their two Champions League wins over Club Brugge and Porto have them top of Group G on six points, two clear of second-placed Copenhagen.

The visitors were only denied a late equaliser by Kasper Schmeichel, as he reacted quickly to keep out Andreas Cornelius' first-time shot in the 90th minute.

"Teams are going to try and stop us in different ways because a year ago we had a lot of joy doing what we did, but as far as we are concerned it is not the way we are playing". They've had a very good start in their own campaign.

The goalkeeper also hailed the fans' performance in the first match against Porto, support that is going to help Leicester on Tuesday again, as Schmeichel claims: "The atmosphere generated against Porto was fantastic and it inspired the lads". He's in great condition.

"They had two to three chances and we had two or three big chances".

Claudio Ranieri has hailed his record-breaking Leicester as they powered towards a place in the Champions League's last 16 with victory over FC Copenhagen. We're working hard and it'll come good - I'm sure of that.

With Drinkwater becoming more influential, the home team looked more unsafe going forward and Slimani was unlucky to have a goal ruled out for offside, when he dispatched Marc Albrighton's cross at the second attempt.

Eventually, City paid over £5 million for his services nearly a year ago, fulfilling Amarety's dream of playing Champions League football, and the Ghana global says a lot of that is down to Solbakken. The result is not important for me.

A deep cross from Jamie Vardy found Slimani lurking at the far post and he headed down for fellow Algerian Mahrez to flick the ball with the outside of his boot past Copenhagen keeper Robin Olsen and into the net.

It could be argued that they haven't come across any European giant and as such, getting wins have come nearly easy for them.

"I should thank Mario Lemina for his sending-off because I thought we played better with a man less", said Juve coach Massimiliano Allegri. We started badly in the first half in games and we haven't been able to recover.

The visiting team have been in a good shape since the beggining of the season, being on the second position in the Group G of Champions League.

Solbakken was one of a handful of managers that attempted to get things back on track for Wolves, however the managerial merry-go-round proved to be more harmful than anything else for the club.

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