To see Leicester City top of the Premier League table isn’t something to take for granted, as it is a seldom affair and not something happening on a weekly basis, but can Brendan Rodgers keep his team flying and keep his momentum, we would surely believe that this is not something out of the ordinary as the team have been in the top for a while.
It’s also very impressing to see players coming in for injured key figures and just perform to a level of excellence which in a way shows that it’s a momentum all over the line. So why is the team suddenly dropping into a total lockdown at times.
We believe that Brendan Rodgers is a clever coach and manager, one that analysis the games and how to play and organize his selections, and that it is not based on luck and certain players doing the extraordinary.
But of course it’s down to players and the impact of Wesley Fofana is just fantastic and how this 19 year old has slotted into the team, it’s like one coming straight down from heaven, what a performer and great player he is.
James Justin must also be credited with great displays and his inclusion in the England training sessions in a step up from the U.21’s might have been a surprise, but if he continues to play the way he does, then Gareth Southgate will not just call on him to be a training session stand in. He is growing better and better each day and looking stronger and stronger.
The comeback of Christian Fuchs is also just fantastic to watch, and how he has worked wonders as a left footed player in this defensive work that lately looks fantastic. Wes Morgan has also shown good form and Papy Mendy together with Dennis Praet has done ever so well and shown that midfield greatness is not just for Wilfred Ndidi to perform.
Kelechi Iheanacho did not see the grass today but has performed well when getting the chance and scored goals that we like to see. Marc Albrighton also given his chances and we all know what you get from him, 100% solidity.
With James Maddison and Harvey Barnes also getting a chance to rest in games of great importance shows that Brendan Rodgers are showing solid trust in more than eleven players and this might be the key to it all, as we soon will hopefully will see Caglar Soyuncu, Ricardo Pereira and Timothy Castagne back in contention.
The big test is coming up later in the month and after the international break, going away to Liverpool. A bit of a test and hopefully one to look forward to. The Europa League continues playing Braga away, AEK at home and the last group game v. Zorya away.
Premier League games against Fulham, Brighton and Sheffield United could all be possible banana skins, but on most days in the week all points should go to Leicester City. A chance to stay on top is certainly clear and not a surprise to see Leicester City on top of this table also after New Years Eve.
Keep the faith, stay faerless!