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Rodgers demands more from Leicester

13th April 2019, 11:22 by Tom Hill

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers hopes his side will learn their lessons following the 1-0 defeat to Newcastle United on Friday.

The Foxes had been hoping to move clear in the race for seventh spot but they were left disappointed at the King Power Stadium.

Leicester had been looking for a fifth league win in a row but did not create enough chances against the Magpies.

Ayoze Perez's goal gave Newcastle the advantage but Jamie Vardy missed the hosts' best chance in the 80th minute.

Rodgers admits it was the first time his side have struggled since he arrived in February and concedes the 2016 league champions have work to do in training.

He told Sky Sports: "It was interesting to watch the team because it is the first time I have really seen us in this type of game where we have to break them down, and I think it's an area where the team has struggled but hopefully in time we will get better at that.

"There are lots of things for us to work on and analyse and we will be better for it.

"They are a very honest group of players and we will go away and analyse it and see where we can be better. The goal we can do better with the second and third ball and then we concede. It's something we will go away and reflect on and hopefully be better and take into the next game."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Tom Hill offers a strong insight into football and rugby league, whilst also having a good knowledge of several other sports including boxing, horse racing and American Football.

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