Madison returned to start and scored goals, Ishinacho contributed two passes and one shot, Barnes continued to threaten the offensive line and scored a single goal. Leicester City defeated the visiting Ukrainian team Zorya 3-0 in the opening game of the Europa League. After the game, coach Rogers expressed his satisfaction with the team's performance.
"There was no loss in this game. This is the most important thing for us. A solid defense can win the game. Especially when facing a strong team, we need to work very hard on the defensive end."
"We performed well this game, passed the test of our opponents and scored a beautiful goal. Barnes's goal showed his personal effort and showed his calmness when facing the goalkeeper. Madison started and scored A goal was scored, which was great for him, and we remained under pressure after 2-0 until Ishinacho ended the suspense of the game."
"So I am very satisfied. The team did a good job in all aspects. It is very important for us to start the group stage with a victory."
In addition, Rogers updated Vardy's injury status:
"We need to conduct further checks in the next 48 hours and hope he can catch up with the weekend league."