Leicester City World Cup players, Maguire and Vardy in England
DATE: 08.06.2018 - THE CUNNING FOX - BLOG
Gareth Southgate picked both Harry
Maguire and Jamie Vardy in his starting line-up v. Costa Rica.
Magurie played all 90 minutes, Vardy played an hour before getting
Harry Maguire played in the central
defence together with Man City defender John Stones. Maguire played
to his best standard and Jamie Vardy
could have scored alone with Navas in the Costa Rica goal, but the
attempt was saved.
Marcus Rashford and Danny Welbeck, who
came on for Vardy, scored the England goals, in a 2-0 win.
Rashford's scored with a fantastic shot from long distance and
Welbeck headed a ball over the line almost inside the goal.
Gareth Southgate handed debut to 19 year old Liverpool defender
Trent Alexander-Arnold and Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope. Both
players did well in the event taking place at Elland Road, the home
of Leeds United.
Leicester City has a group of 10 players who all will be part of the
World Cup in Russia this summer. TCF will follow up on all the
action and interesting to see if
will be in the Tunisia team playing England in their opener.
are in the Nigeria squad. Musa and Iheancho both played against
England, coming on as subs, while Ndidi sat the game out on the
Nigeria played Czech Republic this Wednesday and experienced a new
defeat, this time 1-0. Wilfred Ndidi played from start, with Musa
and Iheanacho coming on.
kept a clean sheet in the Denmark preperation game v. Sweden.
is in the Japan squad and played recently in a defeat v. Ghana.
Japan will play Switzerland today, and the Leicester City player can
again be involved.
Portugal defeated Algaria 3-0 in their latest friendly, with both
Mahrez and Slimani in the Algeria team.
Adrien Silva came
on as a sub for Portugal,
never took part.
Leicester City will be represented with as many as 10 players in
this World Cup, hopefully they will all come back with great new
experiences from Russia.
Just a few days left before the games in Russia kicks off, exciting
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