Leicester’s title defence is not going to plan, but in the Champions League, they continue to excel.
The Foxes picked up a vital point away to FC Copenhagen on Wednesday and are now one of only two sides yet to have conceded a goal in the competition, Sevilla being the other.
That record looked in jeopardy late on when Andreas Cornelius’ header looked destined for the goal, but once again, Kasper Schmeichel proved the hero with a fantastic save.
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The result means Leicester are all but through to the knockout stages, thanks largely to a repeat of their goalkeeper’s heroics a fortnight ago in the reverse fixture.
The Dane may have made some blips in the league, but he showed in his homeland just why he’s so highly regarded.
In fact, manager Claudio Ranieri believes he is quite possibly the best stopper in Europe, though Manuel Neuer and David de Gea might have something to say about that.
“It’s difficult for me to say he is the best goalkeeper, because I love my players and it’s difficult for me to say no,” he said, as per the Sun.
“I always say yes, yes, yes. My players are the best!
“It was a very good save, if they score they win the match.
“Kasper is fantastic, I have coached a lot of big champions in goal and Kasper is one of these. He was the match-winner.”
Although Porto are hot on their heels, Leicester’s fate is now in their own hands, and they of all teams certainly know how to upset the odds.