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Leicester City 0 - 2 Everton : Everton Knocks The Champions Off In Boxing Day

Leicester City 0 - 2 Everton FC Recap

Everton increased the Misery of the Champions again this, time at King Power Stadium overcoming the influence of their last game, a defeat by Liverpool to excellently silent the Champions at their own home.
The Game was leveled in the first 45 as both teams could not get the better of the other, but the second hard another card to play and it had two goals for the Toffees to make their first away win in over three months.
Kevin Mirallas putting the  ahead in the 51', ushering Leicester to an awful half. Leicester picked up from the goal, turned the game around and had Everton defending to secure their lead but the game ended when Romelu Lukaku added a goal for the Visitors.
The Leicester defense were all excellent last season which was their reason for that great performance but today that same defense made silly mistakes which cost them both goals, all results of sloppy defending.
Leicester City Claudio Ranieri: "We were in control but suddenly there was a long kick and we reacted a little late and they scored.
"After that we were nervous, and controlled the match much better. This season is this way - nothing is right, nothing is easy. We have to work and react. That's our medicine. We have to stay together in the bad moment.
"We wanted to give a good present on Boxing Day, but it was not possible. Here everything was right in the first six months and now everything is wrong."
Everton manager Ronald Koeman: "We played well, the second half was better than the first. Our ball possession was better after 1-0 and that's a question of confidence.
"I think we had chances to score more goals. It was a good team performance, with fight. We defended well and were good on the counter-attack.
"We know the Premier League is tough and we need to prepare ourselves for Hull now. This gives us confidence."
Leicester are now few points from Relegation Zone and will need to up their game, especially in the defense, if they are to finish in a good position this season.
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