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Rodgers pleased with Leicester FA Cup win at Walsall

Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers was satisfied with their 1-0 FA Cup win at Walsall.

Kelechi Iheanacho's second-half winner proved the difference on the day, although City had further opportunities to seal the victory in the latter stages and also missed a penalty earlier on in the match.

Nevertheless, the Foxes were the side to secure their spot in the fifth round, and Rodgers was pleased with the way they improved after the interval.

“I thought it was a better performance today, they're always tough games these, especially against a really spirited team," he told LCFC TV. “They did very well, Walsall. They haven't lost [many] games, so it tells you that they have a mentality and it can be challenge. I thought the guys were professional.

“First half, we didn't create what we wanted to, but we still had decent control of the game. The second half, we just adjusted a few things at half-time to create more space and more areas for us to run into to highlight.

“The players were excellent in the second half, more clinical. We could have made it more comfortable, but we got the job done.

"The boys will recover from today, we've got really important games now in the Premier League, and we'll get ready for that."

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