BLACKBURN stuns Leicester as they reach FA Cup quarter-finals with tense victory
Tyrhys Dolan and Sammie Szmodics put Championship promotion hopes 2-0 up, but Kelechi Iheanacho’s 58th-minute reply put pressure on host Prem, who was thwarted by goalkeeper Aynsley Pears. of Rovers
Dolan punished the Foxes for attempting to play from behind by darting forward and opening the top corner from 20 yards in the 33rd minute.
and shortly after halftime Leicester once again paid a high price for passing the ball too easily.
Fed near penalty area D, Szmodics twisted and twisted past defenders with skill, luck and perseverance before prodding the ball past home goalkeeper Daniel Iversen.
But Iheanacho changed the match by punching Leicester back in.
Harvey Barnes danced past his man on the left to sweep the cross that Iheanacho deflected.
Rovers then escaped the increasing pressure. Pears TWICE made a good save amid a chaotic late innings.