Image: Iheanacho celebrates after giving Leicester the lead at Gillingham How Leicester overcame GillinghamLeicester arrived in Kent on the back of three successive top-flight defeats, ready to take on a beleaguered team sitting 79 places below them in the football pyramid. Foxes boss Brendan Rodgers made eight changes for the tie and watched his side dominate a tight opening period but struggle to break down dogged hosts in blustery conditions. Jamie Vardy, one of the three men retained, was restricted to just eight first-half touches and left frustrated after being denied a sixth-minute opener by Gills 'keeper Turner following a fine pass from Marc Albrighton.
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Gillingham 0-1 Leicester: Kelechi Iheanacho goal sends Foxes into FA Cup fourth roundKelechi Iheanacho extended his fine FA Cup record by firing Leicester into the fourth round with the second-half winner in a 1-0 victory at Sky Bet League Two strugglers Gillingham. Striker Iheanacho claimed his 16th career goal in the competition as the 2021 winners avoided a major upset at the expense of the club languishing at the bottom of the English Football League. Gillingham, watched by new owner Brad Galinson, set aside their miserable league campaign to provide a stern test for Premier League opposition at MEMS Priestfield but never really looked like pulling off a shock. How the teams lined up | Match statsFA Cup fixtures | ResultsDom Jefferies went closest for Neil Harris' hosts, while Gills goalkeeper Jake Turner ensured a nervy finish for the Foxes with a string of impressive saves to keep the game in the balance.
Gillingham vs. Leicester City - Football Match Summary - January 7, 2023 - ESPN2022-23 English FA Cup, Third Round KO First Half begins. HT Halftime 56 Kelechi Iheanacho Goal 70 On: Stuart O'Keefe|Off: Dom Jefferies 79 On: Callum Harriott|Off: Cheye Alexander 81 On: Patson Daka|Off: Jamie Vardy On: Wilfred Ndidi|Off: Nampalys Mendy 85 On: Luke Thomas|Off: Kasey McAteer On: Mikael Mandron|Off: David Tutonda FT End Regular Time Gillingham GIL Leicester City LEI VENUE: MEMS Priestfield Stadium, Gillingham, England REFEREE: Samuel Barrott - Match ends, Gillingham 0, Leicester City 1.
Gillingham vs Leicester City LIVE: Latest FA Cup updatesLewis Brunt of Leicester City controls the ball whilst under pressure from Scott Kashket of Gillingham (Getty Images)Follow live coverage as Gillingham take on Leicester City in the FA Cup today. The oldest cup competition in the world, the FA Cup is always a tournament that every club up and down the country want to win. Arsenal are record winners having lifted the famous trophy on 14 occasions in their history.
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1673101577Gillingham vs Leicester CitySecond Half ends, Gillingham 0, Leicester City 1. 1673101575Gillingham vs Leicester City1673101459Gillingham vs Leicester CityCorner, Leicester City. Conceded by Will Wright. 1673101400Gillingham vs Leicester CityOffside, Leicester City. Marc Albrighton tries a through ball, but Kelechi Iheanacho is caught offside. 1673101388Gillingham vs Leicester CityAttempt blocked.
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with Manchester United (12) and Chelsea (8) not far behind. It's not all about the winners though with clubs from the Premier League all the way down to non-league involved, there is always the chance of a giant-killing or two along the way. Leicester City are the current holders having claimed the trophy for the first time in their history in 2021 after defeating Chelsea in the final at Wembley. We will bring you all the action and updates from the today's game in the live blog below:1673103210Gillingham vs Leicester City1673102428Gillingham vs Leicester City1673101587Gillingham vs Leicester CityMatch ends, Gillingham 0, Leicester City 1.
Gillingham have gone 12 league games without a win, dating back to October 1, in a dismal 2022-23 season which has brought only seven goals. The club's biggest attendance of the season enthusiastically welcomed a new dawn ahead of kick-off as American businessman Galinson was introduced on the pitch following his recent takeover. Midfielder Jefferies threatened just after Vardy's chance, forcing Foxes 'keeper Daniel Iversen to parry his powerful low drive during an encouraging first 45 minutes for the Gills.
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