Writer: Filbert Fox
Date:Wednesday July 30 2008
Leicester suffered a defeat against Birmingham at the Walkers Stadium on Tuesday night, falling to an injury time winner but impress nevertheless. A welcome bonus was a first start on English soil for Bulgarian international Aleksander Tunchev, with the final documentation he required to start his City career coming through on time.
City started the match brightly and went close several times, with Matty Fryatt grazing the post but it was Birmingham that took the lead. Paul Henderson had saved well but the ball fell kindly for Sebastien Larsson who had the simply task of taping home. City were level however 10 minutes later when Fryatt scored a spectacular 25-yarder after a neat one two.
City continued to push forward and impress in the second half and James Wesolowski, who had come on at half time, was guilty of missing a great chance with 20 minutes to play as he put his effort over with the goal at his mercy. Kevin Phillips made us pay for this as he headed home what looked like being the winner 12 minutes from time but in the dying minutes Levi Porter, who played the final 20 minutes, produced another fine City goal to level things up. A draw, which was the least City deserved, looked certain until Phillips broke away in injury time to score the winner.
Defeat was cruel on City but Nigel Pearson could have few complaints with what he saw as we again impressed by all accounts. Our next fixture sees us face another Championship side, Crystal Palace, at Selhurst Park on Saturday.
You don't have to be a site journalist to contribute, if you have something to say simply submit it via this suggest an article link.
Pick your Fantasy Football League One team today
Select a fantasy team ahead of the new season - there's £5,000 in cash to be won. Plus - join Vital Football's own League just for Leicester City fans... Free to play: click here for details
Once you've registered, select the 'Join League' option from your My Team page and submit the following two bits of information:
Super League name: Vital Leicester
SELECT A TEAM NOW
Date:Wednesday July 30 2008
Good Winning Habit For Shakey (Thursday July 31 2014)
Walsall 2-3 Leicester (Thursday July 31 2014)
Pearson - Multiple Positives From Everton Win (Monday July 28 2014)
Leicester 1-0 Everton (Monday July 28 2014)
Everton Friendly Kicks Off Later (Wednesday July 23 2014)
Pearson Pleased With First Run Out (Wednesday July 23 2014)
Ilkeston 1-6 Leicester (Wednesday July 23 2014)
Leicester Seal Ulloa Deal (Tuesday July 22 2014)
Leicester Squad Numbers 2014-15 (Tuesday July 22 2014)
Pearson On Privileged Anniversary Trip (Tuesday July 22 2014)
|5. Crystal Palace||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|7. Hull City||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|8. Leicester City||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|10. Man City||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|11. Man Utd||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Corinthians Striker On The Radar?
» Sunderland : 01/08/2014 23:18:00
|Oh The Irony Pardew
» Newcastle : 01/08/2014 22:54:00
|Striker Due In But Not The One We Want
» Newcastle : 01/08/2014 22:24:00
|Grenier Agent Stirs The Pot
» Newcastle : 01/08/2014 22:03:00
|Emirates Cup Preview
» Arsenal : 01/08/2014 19:32:00