4 games played 4 to go for Dean Smith as honest words on his work is made with impact being seen and judged

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Dean Smith is in the heat of the moment and still with a massive chance to keep Leicester up, though massive points have been lost in games against relegation fighting rivals.

Looking at the two first games, playing Man City and Wolves, Leicester came out with positives, as they pushed for a draw vs. Man City and of course getting a massive home win vs. Wolves.

Daniel Iversen has kept his momentum and done well under Dean Smith as he did when getting the chance from Brendan Rodgers. He is one to keep also for the upcoming games and very happy with Smith as he decided to go with the idea of playing Iversen as a goalkeeper.

Smith has decided to rotate a bit in the back four and changed his idea from the first game when he played a three men beck line, dropping Harry Souttar from the team since then.

Daniel Amartey has been given a rest and placed on the bench with no action at all being seen. The return of Caglar Soyuncu to the team, makes it difficult for Amartey. The change to bring Cags back on has been probably the best decission making so far from Dean Smith as his defensive line looks better, still having great difficulties to keep the opponent away from scoring goals.

The left back situation looks difficult, with a young and still very unexperienced Victor Kristiansen showing lack of pace and also defensively understanding to cope with the level of Premier League action. He is a young and very gifted player, but as we said when he arrived, might have needed a few years in some other top league, preferably Bundesliga, as his momentum looks more suited in the environment.

Dean Smith also have doubts about the third signing of the January transfer window, using Tetâ sporadic and he has also had problems settling in and looks a bit out of balance with his own vision and natural play.

The rebirth of Bouba Soumare is of course fantastic to see, but this has given the running engine Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall little or no game time at all lately, and when points are dropped in massive battles vs. Leeds and Everton, you start to wonder what type of strategy to use as this could be very important for the next games coming up.

The return of Youri Tielemans and getting better and better, the uncertainty regarding Wilfred Ndidi and how to play James Maddison is one seeing Dean Smith making changes to his set up. The use of Dennis Praet is the same as under Brendan Rodgers, not really one they trust much, and you have Mendy who is also not considered a certain starter.

To sum it up, Leicester are where they are, and to be above the relegation zone is what counts, so if Dean Smith can continue to keep the club in that position, you would of course be happy, but still no real momentum made and four points lost in those two latest games, but still floating as this management change hopefully will give Leicester owners what they are looking for.

Leicester are still a relegation fighter with 5 points in 4 games out of a possilbe 12, you still have to look at the quality of players, injury situation and in the end it will be a massive battle until the whistle blows at home vs. West Ham in late May.


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