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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A Golden Boy Astray

Stephy Mavididi, Illan Meslier
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Equally hard to ignore is the performance of Stephy Mavididi. Usually one of the shining lights of the team, the English winger once again showed why we purchased the player: he takes on defenders, beats them, and links up brilliantly with late running midfielders like Ricardo Pereira or early arrivals like Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall.

Compared to Daka, Mavididi had three chances for the Foxes. Two of these were on target hits, unfortunately neither went anywhere near troubling Meslier who only had to dive for one. So again, we have a player who plays excellently in the build up, creates a chance, and then just cannot find the final ball or score that goal.

Oh, and the winger missed a 1-v-1 with the goalkeeper where all he had to do was to either lift it above the diving goalkeeper (as Mavididi has done previously) or place it in the corner. Again, this shot was sliced at as the player likely overthought the placement. A lack of clinical composure cost Leicester City two goals, and the players should have done better.