Leicester boss Shakespeare: There's no magic in the web of our recovery

Leicester v Sevilla match report

An intense 2-0 win over Sevilla in midweek that secured passage to the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals did appear to impact their laboured second-half performance, but a sprightly start and dogged defending towards the end were ultimately crucial as Leicester clinched their first away league win of the season.

- West Ham are without a win in four Premier League home games (D1 L3) for the first time since January 2014.

A typical West Ham slow and sloppy start despite the positive team sheet, five minutes in and Leicester took the lead thanks to a bad goal-keeping mistake, the ball was given away in midfield, a cross from Riyad Mahrez flew straight in past Darren Randolph. They had the delivery and the players who could score goals, but you can't concede a couple of goals like that.

Leicester's title defense has been so pitiful that it has taken until March and a trip to the Olympic Stadium to finally win an away game in the league - but only thanks to the second-half saves from goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel.

"There is no secret", Shakespeare told the club's official website. Their heroes of last season, Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy, look much happier now that the Englishman is in charge and although it may not be easy to admit, the Leicester board were 100 per cent correct with the decision to sack Claudio Ranieri.

Lanzini whipped a corner in and used Andy Carroll to his strengths, the big man peeled off to the back post, heading the ball back across goal for Ayew to head home for 2-3. Subs: Chilwell N/A, Musa 5, Slimani 5.

This was after West Ham exerted constant pressure on the visitors in a dramatic finale. Schmeichel didn't stand a chance!

West Ham have the fifth worst home record in the division, losing six times.

Vardy could have added a fourth after the break when he raced on to Mahrez's through-ball and lobbed Darren Randolph, only to clear the crossbar as well. Ayew will have nightmares about this one. he is played through one-on-one with Schmeichel, he has all the time in the world to pick his spot but blasts it over the bar. It's his eighth goal of the season.

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