Wednesday, 12 December, 2018

Vardy and Gray give Puel dream Leicester start

Everton's interim manager David Unsworth cheers on his team during the English League Cup fourth round football match between Chelsea and Everton at Stamford Bridge in London Vardy and Gray give Puel dream Leicester start
Kristopher Love | 30 October, 2017, 11:30

"So we've got to do the essentials, insisting on the need to restart properly, to play on the ground..."

The Frenchman told lcfc.com: "Of course it is very good to start with a good result". The Saints haven't exactly been much better this campaign and their stuttering under Puel could have more to do with continually selling players. "For some reason we didn't do that in the first half".

Gray’s effort was somewhat fortuitous after his shot was heavily deflected by Jonjoe Kenny, giving Toffees goalkeeper Jordan Pickford no chance in keeping it out. It was hard to keep the same intensity. He's a glorified PE teacher who shouldn't be in charge of a men's team" - Joey Barton is scathing about Unsworth, who said: "'It's not a problem - anything Joey Barton says, I couldn't care less'. "But we there was some solid work from the players in the second half with a fantastic attitude". He said: "We put in place a new system and these players listened a lot".

England worldwide Keane sustained a gash during Everton's League Cup win over Sunderland last month and went on to play in six games, including both of England's World Cup qualifiers, before the wound became infected and spread.

The win was Leicester's third straight victory in all competitions and moved the Foxes to 11th in the league table. Their next home game is a tough assignment against league leaders Manchester City.