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.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
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
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)