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'When you have an injury it brings back the magic of why you love football': James Maddison delighted to be playing for Leicester again following hip injury after marking European debut with goal against Zorya Luhansk James Maddison, Harvey Barnes and Kelechi Iheanacho all scored for Leicester  The victory against Zorya Luhansk helped them recover from recent defeats  Maddison now wants to make a mark on the season after returning from injury But he admitted the gloss was taken off his goal due to the stadium being empty 

By Nick Mashiter, Press Association

Published: 00:34 BST, 23 October 2020 | Updated: 00:34 BST, 23 October 2020

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James Maddison admits he has missed the magic of playing after he marked his European debut with a goal in Leicester's 3-0 win over Zorya Luhansk.

Midfielder Maddison, Harvey Barnes and Kelechi Iheanacho netted as the Foxes eventually made light work of their Europa League Group G rivals.

Victory helped Leicester recover following surprise defeats to West Ham and Aston Villa in the Premier League.

James Maddison admits he has missed the magic of playing after Leicester beat Zorya Luhansk

James Maddison admits he has missed the magic of playing after Leicester beat Zorya Luhansk

Maddison marked his European debut with the opening goal as the Foxes beat their rivals

Maddison marked his European debut with the opening goal as the Foxes beat their rivals

Maddison is back following a hip injury and he wants to make his mark now this season.

'It was really good to be out there, when you have an injury it brings back the magic of why you love football,' said the England international. 'To be back out starting, pain free and in Europe for the first time is special.

'It was a different challenge for us, it was a little bit of the unknown but they were a good team.

'It's a fantastic night but a little bit bittersweet. I don't want to take the shine off it myself, it's

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