Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers admits he might want to deal with his facet’s incapability to defend set-pieces in the summertime after they misplaced 3-1 to Tottenham.
The Foxes made an honest begin to the competition however fell behind to Harry Kane’s Twenty second-minute header. The England skipper headed residence unmarked from Son Heung-min’s nook. Leicester matched Spurs for the remainder of the primary half however Son proved the distinction after the interval.
The South Korea ace bagged his first with a wise shot on 60 minutes. And he then made positive of the factors with a chic curling effort within the 79th minute.
Kelechi Iheanacho netted a comfort for the guests in stoppage time however Leicester stay eleventh within the standings.
Rodgers felt his males performed nicely sufficient to get one thing from the sport. However the Northern Irishman is aware of that he might want to make summer time signings to kind out a critical challenge on the again.
“I feel over the course of the sport the scoreline is a little bit harsh,” he advised BBC Sport. “We began nicely and Lloris makes save from Ayoze and we performed with confidence.
“Defending corners has been an issue for us all season – we lack aggression and curtness. it was so disappointing.
“It’s one thing we must take a look at in the summertime via personnel. The mentality to move the ball is lacking, it’s one thing we would want to deal with.”
Rodgers hails Leicester spirit
It has been a tricky marketing campaign for the East Midlanders. From reaching back-to-back fifth-place finishes, they’re now down with the also-rans.
The Europa Convention might nonetheless convey silverware however they face a tricky semi-final second-leg in Rome subsequent week.
Rodgers made eight modifications with that match in thoughts. And, regardless of the consequence, the previous Liverpool chief was delighted with the way in which his fees refused to buckle.
“The gamers stored combating and the spirit was there,” he added. “We stored combating till the top. It’s irritating due to the character of the sport and there have been plenty of pleasing issues.
“However you’ll be able to’t give away low-cost targets.”
The Foxes go up towards Jose Mourinho’s Roma on Thursday night, with the rating poised at 1-1 after the primary leg at King Energy Stadium.
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