Good evening and welcome to FoxesHub‘s live coverage of back-to-back Leicester City action.
The club’s Under-18s host Fulham at St. George’s Park in a 5PM kick-off, while it’s a 7:45PM kick-off at St James’ Park for the first team’s Carabao Cup tie against Newcastle United.
Team news and live updates from both matches will appear below from 4:50PM. You’ll have to refresh your browser for new updates.
9:54PM – Thank you for joining us
A huge thanks to everyone who stopped by for today’s live coverage of the Under-18s and first team games.
Enjoy the rest of your evening! It’s over and out from us.
9:51PM – Vardy to win it…
LEICESTER PROGRESS TO THE THIRD ROUND OF THE CARABAO CUP!
9:50PM – SCHMEICHEL SAVES AGAIN!
9:49PM – Barnes…
Saved by Darlow. It remains 2-3.
9:49PM – Schar to keep Toon in it…
He scores. Bottom corner. 2-3.
9:48PM – Tielemans steps up…
TOP CORNER! Phwoar.
9:47PM – SAVED!
SCHMEICHEL SAVES FROM JONJO SHELVEY! 1-2.
9:47PM – James Maddison for Leicester
He panenkas it down the middle! It’s in. Lucky boy.
9:46PM – Muto for Newcastle…
He scores it! Top corner. 1-1.
9:45PM – Christian Fuchs…
90+6′ – We’re going to penalties…
It’s finished 1-1 here after 90 minutes. This match will be decided with spot kicks.
90+5′ – PÉREZ!
Ricardo and Tielmans work a wonderful one-two down the right, but Pérez fires over the bar!
Dennis Praet looks to find an equaliser for City and squares one, but he can’t find a blue shirt.
84′ – Not long left…
We’ll be going straight to penalties if it finishes 1-1 here.
78′ – Newcastle substitution
Jetro Willems makes way for Paul Dummett.
77′ – Lucky boy
Dennis Praet is unlucky to get away without a booking after making a dangerous challenge.
74′ – Close!
Shelvey hits one from about 40 yards but Schmeichel makes the save with some great footwork. Meanwhile, Maddison is down here…
73′ – Unlucky, Ayoze!
Pérez tries to get his shot off quickly, but Newcastle clear their lines once more.
65′ – Ooh!
Jonny Evans heads over from six yards there as he rose well above his centre-half.
59′ – Captain’s armband
After Wes Morgan left the pitch, he handed the armband to regular vice-captain Kasper Schmeichel.
57′ – Leicester substitution
Jonny Evans replaces Wes Morgan, who went down holding his hamstring/glute region.
53′ – GOAL! 1-1
Willems controls the ball at the back post and squares for Muto, who scores the equaliser. 1-1.
50′ Newcastle substitution
Javier Manquillo replaces Emil Krafth for the hosts. An early substitution in the second half from Steve Bruce.
Jamie Vardy tries to round the goalkeeper, but the ball goes out for a corner.
46′ We are back under way
Dennis Praet has replaced Hamza Choudhury at half time.
45+5′ HALF TIME: Newcastle United 0-1 Leicester City
James Maddison’s free kick gives the Foxes a lead at the break.
45+3′ Yellow card!
Wes Morgan goes into the book for a foul on substitute Atsu.
45+3′ Newcastle sub
Christian Atsu comes on to replace the injured Matt Ritchie.
43′ Yellow card!
Hamza Choudhury goes into the book for a foul on Matt Ritchie.
40′ – Shot!
Matt Ritchie has a shot on goal, but it’s deflected out for a corner. Tielemans with the block.
36′ Yellow card!
Matt Ritchie goes into the book for a nasty tackle on Tielemans’ ankle. The Belgian is okay.
33′ – GOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAL!
LEICESTER HAVE THE LEAD! James Maddison’s free kick deflects off the wall and flies into the back of the net. 0-1!
30′ – Looking for Pérez
Maddison plays in a fantastic ball off the left-hand side for Pérez, but Newcastle clear their lines. It remains 0-0.
27′ – Offside
The hosts break through Matt Ritchie, but the flag is up for offside.
25′ – No goal
Newcastle have the ball in the back of the net, but the whistle had gone long before. Free kick to Leicester.
22′ – Bit of a poor game…
There’s not too much going on here, but for an early Pérez chance and a Söyüncü yellow card. The hosts are holding their shape well in defence.
18′ – Yellow card!
Çağlar Söyüncü goes into the book for a rash foul on Matty Longstaff.
12′ – Super Wes
The Toon burst forward again through Yoshi Muto, but Morgan evades the danger. Not only that, he plays the ball out too.
7′ – Fuuuuuuuuchs!
Ciaran Clark bursts down the wing, but Christian Fuchs cuts out the danger.
5′ – Close
Newcastle have a dangerous free-kick, but Jonjo Shelvey strikes it over the crossbar.
1′ – Big start
Pérez is denied after just 20 seconds and then Maddison gives away a free-kick.
1′ – We’re off!
The game is under way. Come on, Leicester!
7:40PM – A reminder of the Leicester City lineup
Starting XI: Schmeichel; Ricardo, Morgan (C), Söyüncü, Fuchs; Choudhury, Tielemans; Pérez, Maddison, Barnes; Vardy.
Subs: Ward, Justin, Evans, Mendy, Gray, Albrighton, Praet.
7:30PM – We’re back!
Good evening once more. We’re back for live text updates from tonight’s Carabao Cup tie against Newcastle United.
6:55PM – Thanks!
Thank you all for checking in as we provided live text updates from the Under-18s’ defeat to Fulham.
Stick around as we’ll be back at 7:30PM to cover tonight’s Carabao Cup tie at Newcastle.
6:51PM – And for the visitors…
6:51PM – Team news from St. James’ Park
90+5′ FULL TIME: Leicester City U18s 1-2 Fulham U18s.
The final whistle goes at St. George’s Park. A cruel defeat for the Foxes, who are yet to pick up a victory this season.
Dempsey Arlott-John drives one, but it whistles wide of the right-hand post.
88′ Free kick to Leicester
Adam Leathers wins a free kick after being fouled by Stansfield, who picks up a yellow card.
85′ Leicester substitution
Wales youth international Oli Ewing comes on to replace Liam Loughlan.
83′ Flynn goes close…
Shane Flynn has an effort from close range, but it’s saved by Wickens. Leicester desperate to earn a point here.
78′ GOAL! 1-2
Unbelievable. Jay Stansfield’s header finds the top corner as the youngster bags his second goal in as many minutes. Fulham now have the lead at St. George’s Park.
76′ GOAL! 1-1
Jay Stansfield’s long-range effort beats Odunze in the Foxes’ goal. The visitors have their equaliser. Leicester City 1-0 Fulham.
75′ Fulham look for an equaliser
Sylvester Jasper looks to make amends for his penalty miss, but he sees his effort saved by Odunze once more. Incredible performance from the Foxes stopper.
69′ PENALTY SAVED!
Sylvester Jasper steps up, but Chituru Odunze saves his spot kick!
67′ Penalty to Fulham…
Adam Leathers brings his man down and the referee points to the spot.
64′ Fulham go close!
Fabio Carvalho blasts an effort over the crossbar from just six yards.
64′ Odunze denies Stansfield
Jay Stansfield has a shot on goal, but Odunze denies him once more.
It’s Dempsey Arlott-John again with an effort on goal. It’s saved by the goalkeeper.
57′ Fulham back on the attack
Sylvester Jasper trouble’s Leicester’s goal once more, but he fires his shot off target.
52′ Chance for Fitzhugh
The goalscorer hits a left-footed shot at goal, but it’s blocked by a Fulham defender.
49′ Odunze with the save
The 6’7″ USA international denies Fulham’s Sylvester Jasper. It’s still 1-0 to City.
First effort of the second half falls to Arlott-John, but he can’t put it on target.
46′ We’re back under way!
It’s currently 1-0 to Leicester at St. George’s Park.
45+1′ – HALF TIME: Leicester City U18s 1-0 Fulham U18s
Leicester lead at the break thanks to a goal from 16-year-old midfielder Ethan Fitzhugh.
41′ – Yellow card
Foxes defender Tom Sams goes into the book for a foul.
33′ – GOAL! 1-0
Ethan Fitzhugh fires one home from outside of the box. It nestles in the bottom right corner.
32′ – Arlott-John with another chance
The youngster’s left-footed effort from a tight angle is saved by Wickens. Corner kick.
23′ – Shot blocked
Fulham’s Fabio Carvalho sees his effort blocked from inside the penalty area.
16′ – Just wide!
Dempsey Arlott-John has a strike from range, but it’s just wide. It remains 0-0.
14′ – Fulham on the attack
The visitors are putting pressure on Leicester with a couple of free-kicks and corners. They look strong on the right wing.
12′ – Agent keeping tabs on Leicester players
Beswicks Sports agent George Mellor is at St. George’s Park to watch clients Chituru Odunze and Bailey Aisthorpe in action for Leicester.
10′ – Up the other end…
Fulham’s Jay Stanfield steers an effort on goal, but Odunze gets down low to make the save.
9′ – Close!
Leicester’s Shane Flynn has a shot from distance, but it’s saved by Wickens in the Fulham goal.
3′ – A closer look at the team
American goalkeeper Chituru Odunze makes his second start for the Foxes. Trevor Peake’s men are solid at the back with Dennis Gyamfi, Camron Gbadebo, Tom Sams and Oli Murch.
Liam Loughlan and Adam Leathers are anchoring the midfield, while Ethan Fitzhugh, Sidnei Tavares, Shane Flynn and Dempsey Arlott-John provide the attacking threats.
1′ – KICK-OFF
We’re under way at St. George’s Park.
4:55PM – Leicester U18 team news
Starting XI: Odunze; Gyamfi, Gbadebo, Sams, Murch; Loughlan, Leathers; Fitzhugh, Tavares, Flynn; Arlott-John
Subs: Aisthorpe, Lane, Ewing, McAteer, Russ.
4:50PM – Good evening!
We’re live for updates of Leicester City Under-18s’ fixture against Fulham at St. George’s Park this evening. Kick-off is at 5PM and team news is on the way.