On The Ball: Defence is Leicester and Rodgers' best form of attack

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers during the match in Leeds, Britain, on Nov 2, 2020.
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers during the match in Leeds, Britain, on Nov 2, 2020.PHOTO: REUTERS

LONDON - "Because I am a British manager, we probably got lucky." Brendan Rodgers was reflecting sarcastically on Leicester's 4-1 evisceration of Leeds earlier in November.

It betrayed a sense he feels deprived of the credit he deserved. A man mocked more for some of his pronouncements than his management could complete a grand slam of away wins against much-lauded imports today.

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