Kelechi Iheanacho fire blank in Leicester Win as Ademola Lookman was on target

Ademola Lookman was on target as Leicester City edged out Brighton & Hove Albion 4-2 on penalties to secure a place in the last eight of the Carabao Cup.

Lookman was replaced by Kelechi Iheanacho in the 72nd minute.

Adam Webster equalised for the visitors late in the first half, while Lookman responded immediately with Leic ester City’s second goal.

After a 2-2 draw, Leicester progressed to the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup 4-2 on penalties and Rodgers revealed his squad had celebrated the life of Vichai in the build-up to the game.

‘We had a lunch with the players and staff on Tuesday, and then spent time in the memorial garden at the ground before the game,’ said Rodgers.

‘We reflected on what an incredible man he was and how we have a responsibility to continue that legacy.

‘We are now three games from picking up a trophy and of course we would like to do that,’ Rodgers added.

In the shootout, Leicester City scored all four, while Brighton scored only two.

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