Iheanacho Admits Leicester Need To Do More After Everton Defeat

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers trudges off the Goodison pitch after the 2-1 defeat to Everton

With seven points from their last three games, Carlo Ancelotti's side have seventh place in their sights.

Digne forced Schmeichel into a save with a deflected shot early in the second half but Leicester got themselves back into the game moments later.

Djibril Sidibe (foot) is available to return to action, but Theo Walcott, following abdominal surgery, remains unavailable, as does Fabian Delph (muscle strain). "I don't know exactly when he will recover fully", Ancelotti told reporters in a news conference ahead of Wednesday's game.

While Richarlison has netted 13 goals for the Toffees this term, their top scorer is Dominic Calvert-Lewin with 15.

This was his first league goal in 2020, and that brought him only next to France global Giroud who is the competition's most productive substitute with 16 goals since the 23-year-old's Premier League debut against Watford on August 30, 2015.

Everton will be looking to continue their push towards continental qualification when they travel to face ninth-placed Tottenham on Monday night.

However, Ancelotti is unconcerned the 23-year-old has not scored in the three matches since the resumption of football, instead praising the all-round qualities that have made him a key asset to the team.

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"It's true that he didn't score, but the most important part is the work that he's doing", said Ancelotti.

"I think we have shown over the course of the season we have got the talent but there is no doubt that we have to have a reset mentally if we are going to go and achieve what we want to achieve".

"I've never had strikers, honestly, with this kind of energy defensively".

"I appreciate this a lot and it doesn't matter if he didn't score because he will score again without problems". "Work well, work for the team, be humble - Dominic is doing all these kinds of things and I am really happy with this".

Harry Kane appeared to have equalised but the effort was disallowed, with it being deemed via VAR that Lucas Moura had handballed in the build-up.

Chelsea are among the clubs said to be impressed by the Goodison defender, but Ancelotti was emphatic when asked if there will be any significant departures from his squad before next season.


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