Leicester City supervisor Brendan Rodgers mentioned his crew had been nonetheless in a “fantastic” place.© AFP
Brendan Rodgers says Leicester must “reset mentally” to remain accountable for their Champions League future after their droop continued with a 2-1 loss at Everton. The Foxes stay third within the Premier League however are fading, claiming simply two factors from their three video games because the Premier League resumed. They had been lucky fourth-placed Chelsea did not take benefit, additionally shedding on Wednesday, however in-form Manchester United and Wolves are simply three factors behind with six video games to play.
“I know we have a very young group, a young squad that is developing, but if you want to consistently compete at the very top end of this table it is a mindset,” mentioned Leicester boss Rodgers.
“I think we have shown over the course of the season we have got the talent but there is no doubt that we have to have a reset mentally if we are going to go and achieve what we want to achieve.”
Rodgers mentioned his crew had been nonetheless in a “fantastic” place.
“We have been terrific for a lot of the season,” he mentioned. “Our level has been high and somehow we need to work our way back to that.”
Everton took an early two-goal lead at Goodison Park by Richarlison and Gylfi Sigurdsson, who scored from the penalty spot.
Kelechi Iheanacho pulled one again for Leicester after the break however the guests couldn’t discover an equaliser regardless of making use of loads of strain.
For Everton, it was a end result that maintained their late cost for a Europa League spot. With seven factors from their previous three video games, Carlo Ancelotti’s facet have seventh place of their sights.
Everton defender Michael Keane felt beating Leicester was a declaration of intent.
“We want to get into Europe and this was a must-win,” mentioned Keane.
“I don’t think we showed our full quality on the ball,” he added. “But the game was all about the result and we’ll take that all day.”
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