Vital Football

Latest Leicester City News

Third Straight Three Nil Victory Delights Pearson

Third Straight Three Nil Victory Delights Pearson

Manager Nigel Pearson has now got something else to praise, and the team have another unlikely run to continue following our three nil victory over Barnsley last night at Oakwell.

Not only have we continued to extend our unbeaten run, but we have now notched up three, three nil victories on the trot.

A brace from Jamie Vardy and another strike from Danny Drinkwater left the manager utterly delighted once again as he spoke to lcfc.com following the game.

'You go through the whole side and it's difficult to say that we had any weakness tonight. We were very good on an individual level. You can clearly see we have the quality of player at the club to make the progression to promotion, there's still a long way to go yet but we're showing that we have the calibre to do that.'

Of course having tasted a loss last season at Oakwell, the gaffer again points to the fact that it shows our improvement over the course of the last 12 months that we now find ourselves in this position because we are effectively the same side.

'I think we were exceptionally good, we played exceptional football at times. As well as that we managed to control possession so didn't allow them to hurt us on too many occasions.'

With Barnsley not hitting the target with a chance until late in the match, Pearson admits when they changed formation we took a while to adjust to it, but we coped with it and although we were never going to dominate like we did in the first 45 minutes, he still really couldn't fault our performance in the second half.

It would still be unrealistic to expect this run to continue as we simply have to hiccup at some point, it would be amazing if we didn't, but with every passing game we are giving ourselves even more breathing space for when that hiccup does come along, and at the end of the day in our position that's all you can do.

Make the eventual hiccup irrelevant, and we are doing that.

Vital Leicester on: facebook

Vital Leicester on: twitter

Join The Vital Debate

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:SvensAmbition
Date:Wednesday March 12 2014
Time: 7:06PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Leicester City Articles

Being Frank On Football 3/5/16

Our Ipswich Town Editor Frank doesn't just have a passion for the Tractor Boys, he often indulges wider football in his ramblings - and being crowned Premier League...

Huth Charged By FA

Robert Huth's clash with Marouane Fellaini in the recent game against Manchester United, has seen both players charged with violent conduct.

Kante To Paris Saint-Germain?

Well that didn't take long, the ink is barely dry on Leicester Premier League Champions 2015/16 and we already have players linked with guaranteed moves away.

Ranieri - We Must Keep Leicester Spirit

Manager Claudio Ranieri has once again said that it's unlikely Leicester will repeat this year's achievements next season, but the aim is to continue...

Archived Vital Leicester Articles

Vital Leicester articles from

Site Journalists

SvensAmbition
Editor email
Profile
Foxes25
no email
Profile
Simon
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man U MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Schmeichel34%
Simpson0%
Morgan0%
Huth0%
Fuchs7%
Mahrez7%
Kante23%
Drinkwater7%
Schlupp0%
Okazaki0%
Ulloa7%
Sub - Gray0%
Sub - Albrighton15%
Sub - King0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 36 22 11 3 77 30
2 Spurs 36 19 13 4 70 39
3 Arsenal 36 19 10 7 67 25
4 Man City 36 19 7 10 64 30
5 Man Utd 35 17 9 9 60 12
6 West Ham 35 15 14 6 59 17
7 Southampton 36 16 9 11 57 14
8 Liverpool 35 15 10 10 55 11
9 Chelsea 35 12 12 11 48 7
10 Stoke 36 13 9 14 48 -14
11 Everton 35 10 14 11 44 6
12 Watford 35 12 8 15 44 -6
13 Swansea 36 11 10 15 43 -13
14 WBA 36 10 11 15 41 -14
15 AFC Bournemouth 36 11 8 17 41 -20
16 Crystal Palace 36 10 9 17 39 -10
17 Newcastle 36 8 9 19 33 -25
18 Sunderland 35 7 11 17 32 -18
19 Norwich 35 8 7 20 31 -26
R Aston Villa 36 3 7 26 16 -45
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Leicester City Results (view all)

Leicester City Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2016 5:30PM : Everton (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 15 2016 3:00PM : Chelsea (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.SvensAmbition3