Sports activities Desk, Aug 7 (EFE).- Former Manchester Metropolis man Kelechi Iheanacho transformed a penalty with a minute left in regulation Saturday to guide Leicester Metropolis 1-Zero over his previous workforce and permit the Foxes to say the Neighborhood Defend.

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London’s 90,000-seat Wembley Stadium was roughly half-full for the competition between the Premier League champions and the Leicester facet that hoisted the FA Cup in Might for the primary time within the membership’s 137-year historical past.

Man Metropolis coach Pep Guardiola was with out Kevin de Bruyne and Phil Foden as a result of damage and determined that John Stones, Raheem Sterling, Ederson and Gabriel Jesus wanted extra time to get well after taking part in Euro 2020 and the Copa America.

The champions’ new marquee acquisition, Jack Grealish, got here on within the 65th minute, however made no important impression.

Manchester had 59 % of the ball, but it was Leicester who created the possibilities and it took a heroic effort from goalkeeper Zach Steffen to cease Jamie Vardy from placing the Foxes forward simply earlier than half-time.

The sport was nonetheless scoreless within the 88th minute when Manchester’s Nathan Ake put himself in a state of affairs the place had no selection however to foul late sub Iheanacho and the referee awarded a penalty.

The Nigerian stepped to the spot and blasted his shot previous Steffen. EFE id/dr