Leeds 3-1 Leicester: 3 Foxes who let the side down and 2 that stood out

Leicester City faced off with title challengers Leeds United and came off worse than they started following a late flurry from Elland Road. Here are the players who let the side down, and a couple honourable mentions for those who deserved better.
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The King Power side fell short following a long spell of dominance: they lost their heads, let the electric atmosphere at Elland Road get the better of them, and deflections galore gave two goals to the home side. Yet, the match should have been buried well before Leeds got their chance to bounce back.

16 shots, only five on target, only one of those ended in a goal and that was at the start of the match. Leicester created the better chances, got themselves into dangerous positions, but lacked any sort of clinical finishing or messing up the final pass. Although not disastrous, the loss is certainly irritating. Especially considering the shambolic referring performance.

Leicester City's Zambian Striker

It would be hard not to focus in on Patson Daka. The player performed excellently in the build-up play, getting involved further down the pitch to try and help the explosive and technically impressive wingers get involved in the game further up the pitch.

Further, the player should have had one goal, and perhaps would have been saved from being upon this list. An incorrect referring decision ruled Daka offside whereas the Foxes player was played on by a defender. Anyway, despite this, neither the stats nor the eye test can ignore what our Zambian striker should have done.

Only one shot on target besides the offside one, and that was a tame effort straight at Illan Meslier, only 20 accurate passes (not as involved as I first thought), no successful dribbles, only one successful tackle, what more is there? Oh yeah, he sliced at an absolute sitter sending it wide from directly in-front of the goal. I could have forgiven an on-target shot saved by the French goalkeeper. I cannot forget a pathetic attempt.