World Cup Play-off: Lookman Sends Strong Signal To Ghana, Nets 4th EPL Goal For Leicester
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By Our Correspondent
Ademola Lookman sent a strong message to Black Stars of Ghana ahead of the 2022 World Cup play-off as he scored in Leicester City:s defeat on Sunday.
Lookman who last week was confirmed by FIFA to switch his international allegiance to Nigeria, scored in the 41st minute to cancel out Ruben Neves’ opener for Wolves in the ninth minute.
Leicester cut through Wolves with a series of direct passes, and Marc Albrighton crossed for a simple finish for Lookman.
Daniel Podence got the winning for Wolves in the 66th minute.
Also in action for Leicester were Lookman’s Nigerian teammates Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi.
While Iheanacho came on in the 73rd minute for Patson Daka, Ndidi was replaced by James Maddison on 74 minutes.
The last time Leicester won a Premier League game was 28 December, 2021 when they beat Liverpool 1-0 with Lookman getting the goal.
They are now in 11th place on 27 points while Wolves move up to seventh on 40 points.
nigeria and Ghana will clash in a winner-take-all World Cup play-off in March.