Leicester roundup: Fuchs on beating Messi; Casadei exit; Ipswich record

Foxes of Leicester undertake a brief Leicester City roundup. This includes covering former Fox Christian Fuchs beating the legendary Lionel Messi, and Cesare Casadei's LCFC exit. Not to mention looking at statistics ahead of the big match versus Ipswich Town.
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Fuchs was loved by the vast majority of the Blue Army while at King Power Stadium, I can attest to that. Aside from being a reliable, skilled, seasoned and underrated leftback from Leicester's still unbelievable Premier League-winning campaign, the Austrian was also well-liked and admired away from the game.

The Charlotte FC staff member was comical at City; his family-friendly social media exploits were well-known in the LCFC community. The Foxes family embraced Fuchs. His sense of humour wasn't to everybody's taste, but he was inoffensive as well as likeable.

Now there is another interesting instalment in the retired footballer's story. Fuchs has fulfilled an "American dream" whilst working in the Major League Soccer Eastern Conference. The one-time defender says that North Carolina defeating an Inter Miami team containing World Cup champion Messi and illustrious team-mate Sergio Busquets was particularly "special". Charlotte achieved this by beating Inter 1-0 to reach the Playoffs last year.

Moving on, let's talk about Casadei. First of all, yes I agree that losing the midfielder is a potential issue. Although, he wasn't part of Enzo Maresca's Foxes starting lineup, to be fair. An instrumental squad player and sometime supersub, the recalled Chelsea man will be missed. Though the moment isn't season-defining for LCFC.

Lastly, how have the east Midlanders fared against Ipswich in recent times? Over the previous five fixtures, Leicester are on top by quite a margin. Most recently the two sides drew; the Foxes have only lost once in that period and won the remaining three meetings.