Leicester City - Reserves not shamed at Chelsea
UK time is: 07:16:54
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Reserves not shamed at Chelsea

Second half goals by Carlton Cole and Jimmy Smith gave Chelsea Reserves a 2-0 win over Leicester City Reserves at Aldershot last night in a game watched by Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho.

However, despite strong winds and rain condition Leicester gave Chelsea plenty to think about before finally capitulating.

Chris O'Grady, Elvis Hammond and Louis Dodds formed a strike force whose movement and goal threat was particularly uncomfortable for Chelsea defensive trio Robert Huth, Adrian Pettigrew and Jonas Elmer.

Indeed Leicester looked most likely to score in the first half with Elvis Hammond shooting over and a Louis Dodds free kick bringing an excellent save from Lenny Pidgeley.

Conrad Logan denied Carlton Cole at the other end before first Chris O'Grady with a near post effort and then Louis Dodds demanded further good work from Pidgeley.

In the second half, after another Hammond effort for Leicester, it was Carlton Cole who opened the scoring for Chelsea after 56 minutes from a James Simmonds pass.

This spurred the home side and although Logan did well to save from Elmer, Connor Franklin conceded an 83rd minute free kick from which Huth touched the ball on to scorer Jimmy Smith.

Leicester: Logan, Magunda, Franklin, Porter, Lycett, Norvall, Gradel, Dodds, O'Grady, Hammond, Hamill. Subs: Smedley, Pentley, Odhiambo, King, Wykes.

Click Club Forums, click 100% Football for fans chat. Click Vital Links, click Football Leagues for other club sites.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday March 28 2006

Time: 10:06AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Leicester City Articles

Ranieri Pleased With Fighting Display (Saturday August 1 2015)

Aranguiz Fee Agreed? (Saturday August 1 2015)

Fuchs & King Look Forward (Friday July 31 2015)

Manchester United Selected For TV (Friday July 31 2015)

Gokhan Inler-Coming? (Thursday July 30 2015)

Friendly - Rotherham 1-2 Leicester (Thursday July 30 2015)

Friendly - Burton 1-2 Leicester (Wednesday July 29 2015)

Schmeichel Up For UEFA Gong (Monday July 27 2015)

Archived Leicester City Articles

List All Vital Leicester  Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. Chelsea 0 0 0 0 0 0
5. Crystal Palace 0 0 0 0 0 0
6. Everton 0 0 0 0 0 0
7. Leicester City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8. Liverpool 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Man City 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Man Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0

Leicester City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Lack of Cutting Edge A Common Theme In Pre-Season
Swansea : 01/08/2015 23:54:01
Liverpool: Deal For Brazilian Starlet Done
Liverpool : 01/08/2015 22:59:00
Norwich City 2 - 1 Brentford
Norwich : 01/08/2015 21:41:00
Liverpool: Ibe Impresses Again In HJK Win
Liverpool : 01/08/2015 20:16:01
No Colo For Monchengladbach Defeat
Newcastle : 01/08/2015 19:35:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

QPR MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Schmeichel 8%
Wasilewski 2%
Huth 2%
Morgan 1%
Albrighton 10%
Cambiasso 58%
King 1%
Schlupp 4%
Mahrez 2%
Ulloa 4%
Vardy 4%
Sub - De Laet 1%
Sub - Kramaric 2%
Sub - Kramaric 1%