Leicester Break Champions League Defensive Record

Leicester Break Champions League Defensive Record

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The Foxes have now kept clean sheets in each of their four matches during their debut campaign in the competition – a feat no other side has ever managed!

Leicester City may have missed the chance to secure their place in the last-16 of the Champions League in Copenhagen, but they still did enough to break a competition record.

In drawing 0-0 with the Danish champions, the Foxes became the first side in Champions League history to keep clean sheets in their first four matches in the competition.

Only Parma in 1997-98 and Malaga in 2012-13 had previously failed to concede in their opening three games, but their record has now been taken by Claudio Ranieri’s miracle workers.

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They needed Kasper Schmeichel to be on top form back in his homeland as he pulled off a superb last-minute save to deny Andreas Cornelius from close-range.

 

Olusegun Adeyemi

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