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Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers believes jam-packed schedule caught up with his players in draw at 10-man Southampton as visitors drop points in Premier League top four race Leicester played their fourth game in 13 days in their draw at Southampton  But they were facing 10 men for 80 minutes after Jannik Vestergaard's red card  It was the Saints who took the lead before Jonny Evans scored an equaliser  Brendan Rodgers said that their fixture list could have contributed to the draw 

By Kishan Vaghela For Mailonline

Published: 01:01 BST, 1 May 2021 | Updated: 01:02 BST, 1 May 2021

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Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers believes a hectic fixture list may have caught up with his players following their 1-1 draw at Southampton.

The Foxes played against 10 men for 80 minutes of the game after Jannik Vestergaard was sent off for denying Jamie Vardy a goalscoring opportunity.

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But despite that, it was the Saints who took the lead through James Ward-Prowse's penalty, before Jonny Evans headed home an equaliser.

Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers believes a hectic fixture list may have caught up with his players

Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers believes a hectic fixture list may have caught up with his players

The Foxes' fourth game in 13 days ended in a disappointing draw against Southampton

The Foxes' fourth game in 13 days ended in a disappointing draw against Southampton

Rodgers' men however failed to find a winner and therefore dropped points in the race to finish in the top four, and while not offering it as an excuse, said their schedule could have contributed to their stalemate at St Mary's. 

'We're obviously disappointed with the result considering the circumstances of the game,' he said.

'We are normally very good in those situations,

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