Leicester City continued their strong home form with a draw against Southampton as even on a bad day they managed a point.
Claudio Ranieri knows his side were on the back foot against Southampton and it was a bit of luck that allowed the hosts to sneak off back to their den with a point.
The Saints were dominant much of the match, but the exceptional form of Kasper Schmeichel and the Leicester crowd kept the hosts in it with a chance to win it all the way to the end.
Both sides had enforced changes and personnel decisions that were made upon their European campaigns, but the Saints looked to be much better served by theirs and manager Claude Puel looks another quality boss in the recent run of leaders at Southampton.
Kasper Schmeichel – Worked his butt off to stop as much as possible and earn a tough point by securing a clean sheet. – 8.0
Danny Simpson – Was good when the ball was at his feet, but struggled a bit with Charlie Austin in the air. – 7.5
Wes Morgan – Had a busy afternoon but put in a solid captains performance. – 7.5
Robert Huth – Nearly headed one home that would have potentially stolen a win from the visitors, but a solid day at the office. – 7.5
Christian Fuchs – Made the Southampton defense a bit nervous when he pulled out the long throws but overall regular stable performance. – 7.0
Riyad Mahrez – The Algerian continues to look like he is saving all of his skills for the European theater of action as again he was out of sorts in Premier League play. – 6.5
Daniel Amartey – The summer addition looked out of his depth as the Saints midfield swarmed through the Leicester ranks dominating possession. – 7.0
Danny Drinkwater – The midfield engine that has driven the Leicester machine all season, had a strong shot saved. – 7.5
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Marc Albrighton – Failed to grow into the game and was the first one subbed off in the second half for the Foxes. – 6.5
Jamie Vardy – Failed to deliver again this season asn his first touch continues to look off and he just looks worn out. – 6.0
Islam Slimani – Likewise failed to live up to his previous promise and was not the threat he was expected to be. – 7.0
Demarai Gray – Did more than Albrighton to try and make a difference. – 6.5
Shinji Okazaki – Much like Gray, looked better than the player he subbed in for but did not have a lot of time to make the difference. – 6.0
Leonardo Ulloa – Brought out to take the game direct to the Saints but it was a futile effort. – 6.0