Tarak Malhotra Staff Reporter, The Pawprint
Aston Villa traveled to the King Power Stadium on the 9th of January to face Premier League challengers Leicester City. The match ended in a draw, with a goal apiece.
Aston Villa’s goal came in the first half when Villa full-back Frederic Guilbert converted across, giving his team the lead early on in the 28th minute. Leicester City found it hard to break through Villa’s defense but was offered a lifeline when Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho scored a 74th-minute equalizer, leveling the game at 1-1. Leicester will travel to Villa Park on the 28th of January for the second leg of the tie.