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Leicester 0-2 Slavia Prague: Shocking home defeat sees lacklustre Foxes knocked out of Europa League thanks to Lukas Provod strike and Abdallah Sima cracker Leicester crashed out of the Europa League after losing 2-0 to Slavia Prague Lukas Provod scored early in the second half to give the Czech side a shock lead The Foxes could not muster a response before Abdallah Sima sealed the victory 

By Tom Collomosse For The Daily Mail

Published: 21:58 GMT, 25 February 2021 | Updated: 21:59 GMT, 25 February 2021


Leicester were dumped out of the Europa League by Slavia Prague after boss Brendan Rodgers’ decision to rest key men backfired.

Harvey Barnes, Ricardo Pereira and Timothy Castagne did not appear until the hour mark, possibly with one eye on Sunday’s midday kick-off against Arsenal here. With James Maddison also out with a possible recurrence of a hip injury, those on show failed to take their chance as second-half goals from Lukas Provod and Abdallah Sima sent Slavia into the last 16, after last week’s first leg ended goalless.

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It was a deserved victory for the Czechs against a Leicester side lacking their usual attacking verve – though they should have taken a second-minute lead.

Slavia Prague inflicted a shock 2-0 defeat on Leicester to knock them out of the Europa League


Leicester (4-1-4-1): Schmeichel; Amartey (Pereira 61), Evans, Soyuncu, Thomas; Ndidi; Under (Tavares 80), Tielemans, Choudhury (Barnes 61), Albrighton (Castagne 61); Vardy 

Subs not used: Ward, Mendy, Fuchs, Jakupovic, Leshabela, Flynn

Booked: Soyuncu 84, Barnes

Goals: None

Manager: Brendan Rodgers 

Slavia Prague (4-1-4-1): Kolar; Bah, Kudela, Zima, Boril; Hromada (Lingr 75); Sima, Provod; Stanciu (Dorley 69); Oladeji Olayinka; Kuchta (Masopust 84)

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