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Leicester City’s pre-season problems persisted on Wednesday evening as they were defeated 2-1 by Championship side Burton Albion.
Nigel Clough’s side are usually the bookies favourites for relegation from the second tier this particular season, but they raced in to a two-goal lead before the particular half-hour mark as Lucas Akins added to Hope Akpan’s 16th minute header. Â
New signing Harry Maguire did half the debt for Craig Shakespeare’s side, yet a team that included wantaway winger Riyad Mahrez couldn’t discover an equaliser at the Pirelli Stadium as they lost back-to-back matches against Championship opposition subsequent their 1-0 defeat at Baby wolves. Â
Riyad Mahrez began as Leicester slipped to an additional pre-season defeat at Burton Albion
Lucas Akins of Burton Albion celebrates with Hope Akpan after putting his side 2-0 ahead
Akpan rose over central defender Wes Morgan in order to put his side in the front on the Pirelli Stadium
Mahrez was changed by Demarai Gray and hardly acknowledged his manager Craig Shakespeare as he walked back in order to the away dugout. Â
The Algerian is desperate to leave the particular King Power Stadium and had been the subject of two offers from Serie A Side Roma.
Harry Maguire halved the deficit for Craig Shakespeare’s side but it was not really enough
Mahrez avoids attention contact together with his manager as he or she is substituted throughout the second half
However, the Italian club’s sporting movie director Monchi have confirmed they can not come back in regarding the winger after they experienced two bids rejected by the particular Foxes.
Leicester have only one helpful remaining in what has already been a gruelling pre-season, having earned just once in normal period, against League Two Luton City.
Shakespeare’s side face Borussia