The Tremendous Eagles star fired Brendan Rodgers’ aspect into the semi-final together with his two objectives on the King Energy Stadium on Sunday
Leicester Metropolis hero Kelechi Iheanacho has described their 3-1 defeat of Manchester United within the FA Cup as a historic feat which he devoted to the followers.
The 24-year-old delivered a man-of-the-match efficiency on the King Energy Stadium on Sunday with two objectives and an help that despatched Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s males packing from the cup competitors.
The victory noticed Leicester Metropolis advance to the semi-final the place they are going to battle Southampton at Wembley on April 16 however Iheanacho is revelling within the end result and what it means for the followers.
“It’s historical past, and it feels good. We’re completely satisfied and I do know the followers are completely satisfied as properly,” the Nigeria worldwide advised LCFC TV.
“We did it for them, and hopefully, we’ll sit up for the subsequent recreation. We’ll get ready and attempt to get to the ultimate.”
Sunday’s efforts towards Manchester United took Iheanacho’s tally to seven objectives in his final 4 matches for the Foxes.
The Tremendous Eagles striker narrated how he rediscovered his goalscoring boots and his ambition to proceed working to assist Brendan Rodgers’ group style success.
“I simply must focus and hold working onerous every single day,” Iheanacho continued. “Hopefully, they are going to hold coming.
“We ready very well this week in coaching – how we’re going to press and entice them. That’s what we did, and it labored very well for us. We received the primary purpose, so it labored very well for us.
“I used to be completely satisfied to be there and get the purpose. It’s nearly anticipation and consciousness, figuring out the place the ball goes to fall.
“As a striker, that’s what you want, so hopefully I’ll hold going and hopefully we’ll get to the subsequent spherical. Hopefully one of the best is but to come back. I simply must hold working onerous every single day in coaching and hopefully, the whole lot will fall into place.”
Iheanacho is anticipated to affix the Nigeria nationwide group this week for his or her Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers towards Benin and Lesotho, and Brendan Rodgers highlighted the extent of his confidence earlier than departing Leicester.
Rodgers mentioned: “He’s filled with confidence. Any participant, if you play with confidence, you play to a excessive stage. It was nice composure for the primary purpose, and the second, he’s there in the precise spot and will get the end.”