Red hot Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho has has succeeded in delivering Leicester City through their first FA Cup Semi-Final since 1982.
The 24-year-old Super Eagles forward scored a brace and assisted once in Leicester’s 3-1 FA Cup quarterfinal victory against the Red Devils at King Power Stadium.
Leicester started the game on a bright note with Iheanacho finding the back of the net in the 24th minute, after pouncing on a loose pass by Fred to round Henderson and coolly tap into an empty net.
Mason Greenwood provided an equaliser for the visitors before the break, only for Youri Tielemans to restore their lead in the 52th minute following an assist from Iheanacho.
Read: Iheanacho fires a hat-trick in Leicester’s biggest ever Premier League home victory.
In form Kelechi Iheanacho finally sent Manchester United packing by scoring a well timed header in 78th-minute to cap off his man of the match display. Those goals took his tally to seven goals in his last four matches in all competitions.
Leicester will face Southampton in the semi-finals of the Emirates FA Cup on 17 April, 2021 at Wembley Stadium, while Chelsea will clash with Manchester City.
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