Kelechi Iheanacho sets Premier League record as Leicester City lose to Chelsea
There is news about Super Eagles of Nigeria striker Kelechi Iheanacho.
Iheanacho was on target as Leicester City suffered a 2-1 loss away to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, in a Premier League fixture played on Tuesday, May 18th.
The Foxes faced the blues just days after defeating them to win the FA Cup.
After a first half with either side failing to find the back of the net, Chelsea went in front when Antonio Rüdiger headed in a corner kick.
Iheanacho was introduced for James Maddison in the 60th minute and shortly after Jorginho scored from the penalty spot to double their lead.
Iheanacho pulled one back for Leicester City in the 76th minute after a defensive mix up by Chelsea.
Chelsea would hold on to pick up an important win over Leicester in the race for Champions League football.
In the game, Kelechi Ịheanachọ set a new Premier League record.
By scoring on a Tuesday, Iheanacho is the first player to score a Premier League goal on every day of the week in the same season