Burton Albion 2-1 Leicester City

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Leicester lost on the particular road yet again to second rate rivals on Tuesday evening  Hope Akpan put Burton ahead in the particular 16th minute in the Pirelli Stadium  Lucas Akins doubled the lead because Nigel Clough’s men went within 2-0 up in the break Harry Maguire grabbed a goal back regarding the Foxes but it demonstrated not enough 

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Published:
00: 01 BST, 2 August 2017

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Updated:
00: 08 BST, 2 Aug 2017

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.  

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.  

Riyad Mahrez started as Leicester slipped to another pre-season defeat at Burton Albion

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

Lucas Akins of Burton Albion celebrates with Hope Akpan after putting his side 2-0 ahead

Akpan rose above central defender Wes Morgan to put his side in front at the Pirelli Stadium

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.  

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 enough

Harry Maguire halved the deficit for Craig Shakespeare’s side but it was not really enough

Mahrez avoids eye contact with his manager as he is substituted during the second half

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

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