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These were two teams in crisis, although the term is a relative one in Leicester’s case as their fans’ dissatisfaction stemmed only from their team’s decline from top in October to tenth.
The return of Tim Flowers in goal, for the first time since New Year’s Day, and Robbie Savage, only 17 days after a cartilage operation, fortified Leicester but didn’t lead to any change of luck, with the visitors taking the lead in the 17th minute in truly bizarre fashion.
Wanchope’s header from Kennedy’s cross appeared set to come to nothing when it bounced Authentic Prada Gauffre in front of Flowers, who shaped to punch it away only to see his right-fist jab hit Goater on the back of the cranium and end up in the net. Probably the last person in the ground to know what had happened was the goalscorer.
The lead lasted 24 minutes until Ade Akinbiyi once more showed how deadly he can be from a yard when Bicester Village Prada Online he scrambled Steve Guppy’s low cross past the keeper Carlo Nash at the near post.
News Authentic Prada Fairy Bag Sale of Middlesbrough’s first-half performance at Arsenal sent ripples of disbelief through the away fans. To help lift their spirits the public address announcer played the theme from The Great Escape when the teams came out for the second period.
Gerry Taggart nearly gave Manchester City a helping hand in the 65th minute when he headed Andrei Kanchelskis’s cross on to his own bar before Wanchope’s winning intervention.