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Leicester not considering title race,says director Brendan Rodgers after draw against Norwich

Leicester director Brendan Rodgers says he isn’t pondering the developing hole behind class pioneers Liverpool after his side were held to a draw by a fighting Norwich at King Power Stadium.

The Foxes, who stay second, presently lie 10 points behind group pioneers Liverpool, following their hard-battled prevail upon Watford in Saturday’s initial game.

When gotten some information about the hit to his side’s title desire, Rodgers stated: “It’s not something we’ve spoken about, every other person has.

“These players have been splendid, it says all that we have drawn a game and everybody is frustrated.

“We weren’t exactly at our level yet we figured out how to get back and get a point. We’ll press the rest fasten and prepare for a [Carabao Cup] quarter-last on Wednesday [at Everton].”

Norwich, who were great, deservedly led the pack when Teemu Pukki opened home in the wake of being sent through by Emiliano Buendia.

In any case, their lead possibly endured 12 minutes as Leicester evened out when Jamie Vardy’s slug header was transformed into the net by Norwich guardian Tim Krul.

The two sides squeezed hard for a victor in an engaging second half, with Vardy twice going close, yet neither one of the sides could discover a path through.

The point sees Norwich close the hole on Aston Villa and Southampton to three points yet they stay nineteenth.

Foxes baffled by steadfast Canaries

Having arrived at a club-record eight successive Premier League prevails upon a week ago with triumph Aston Villa, the Foxes got the opportunity to rise to their club record for wins in all rivalries against the Canaries (10).

In any case, they neglected to deliver either the outcome or the exhibition that had seen them clear aside any semblance of Villa, Watford and Brighton in weeks passed by.

Obviously there were chances for Brendan Rodgers’ side to win it yet the savage touch they have shown all through 2019-20 evaded them.

James Maddison was brilliant of course, as was Youri Tielemans, however neither of them had the option to prise open a fearless Norwich backline; Wilfred Ndidi ought to have twice improved free headers from Maddison conveyances.

Vardy, who had discovered the net in his past eight alliance games, was expertly denied by Krul late on while the previous England man could just discover the woodwork in the wake of adjusting the Canaries manager from the get-go in the subsequent half.

And keeping in mind that he may have thought he’d kept up his noteworthy run of scoring when his first-half header was redirected in by Krul, his streak was at last finished by one of the Premier League’s leakiest barriers.

Where does this leave Leicester’s title charge?

They had won their last eight association games, nine including the Carabao Cup triumph over Burton Albion, and they had overwhelmed reigning victors Manchester City as Liverpool’s central adversaries in the Premier League title race.

Yet, regardless of having gotten 25 of the keep going 27 points on offer to them, they sit 10 points unfastened of the group chiefs.

And keeping in mind that regardless they have the division’s best protective record, there are sterner tests to come.

To be specific, Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City one weekend from now.

On the off chance that Rodgers’ side are beaten at the Etihad their odds of imitating their shocking 2015-16 title-winning effort are without a doubt practically everything except lessened.

In any case, on the off chance that they can get themselves after this misfortune and draw off an impossible triumph against the prevailing victors their certainty will experience the rooftop in front of a huge Boxing Day conflict with Liverpool.

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