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Leicester City 1-0 Southampton: Iheanacho Fires Foxes To First FA Cup Final In 52 Years

Kelechi Iheanacho fired Leicester City to their first FA Cup final since 1969 as 4,000 spectators witnessed their 1-0 win over Southampton at Wembley.

Iheanacho scored what turned out to be the winning goal in the 55th minute.

James Maddison missed two good chances to extend Leicester’s lead following his introduction off the bench in front of the watching England head coach Gareth Southgate.

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“The FA Cup loves me, and I love the FA Cup,” Iheanacho said afterwards, his goal extending his run to having scored in the last three rounds. His finish was the 14th FA Cup goal of his career while no other player has scored more in the past five seasons.

The Nigerian international was named Man Of The Match for his outstanding performance.

Also in action for Leicester was Wilfed Ndidi who played for 90 minutes.

Meanwhile, Leicester will be hoping to lift a first ever trophy when they face Chelsea in next month’s FA Cup final inside Wembley stadium.

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