EFL Cup - Third Round
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Leicester City 2-1 West Ham United

Joe Dodoo and Aaron Cresswell
Leicester are unbeaten after eight matches in the Premier League and League Cup this season

Unbeaten Leicester ended West Ham's three-match winning run on the road to progress into the fourth round of the League Cup with an extra-time winner.

Hammers keeper Adrian produced several brilliant saves but Andy King's header with four minutes left won the match.

Twenty-year-old striker Joe Dodoo, who hit a hat-trick in the previous round, opened the scoring with a fine finish from 10 yards.

Mauro Zarate levelled midway through the first half with a 25-yard drive.

Slaven Bilic's Hammers have won all three of their Premier League away games this season - at Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City - but were beaten by a Foxes side sitting fourth in the table.

The tie looked destined for a penalty shootout until King guided a Christian Fuchs cross into the top corner.

It was rough luck on Adrian, who denied Jeff Schlupp and Riyad Mahrez, as Leicester dominated the final half-hour.

Earlier, Leicester academy product Dodoo steered home from 15 yards on his full home debut, before Zarate beat Mark Schwarzer with a 25-yard shot that deflected off defender Marcin Wasilewski.

Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri:

"We made a fantastic performance. I think we made 10 great chances to score, their keeper was man of the match.

"I am very pleased, we were fantastic. We changed 10 players but they played at the same level. They're a great group and they work very hard. I'm very happy.

"Some of the players have not been used in the Premier League but I believe in them.

"I told them that I want to go through the rounds and I pick you to play because I believe you can win."

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic:

"He [Adrian] did brilliantly in the two one-on-one situations. He kept us in the game in extra time.

"They started better than us but then after that for the normal 90 minutes we were a bit better than them. But in extra time we started to get tired and when you concede a goal with four minutes left you are very disappointed.

"We are very disappointed because we approached this competition with the aim to win."

Line-ups

Leicester

  • 32Schwarzer
  • 17SimpsonBooked at 69mins
  • 29Benalouane
  • 27WasilewskiBooked at 108mins
  • 28FuchsBooked at 35mins
  • 11AlbrightonSubstituted forSchluppat 68'minutesBooked at 79mins
  • 33Inler
  • 10King
  • 36DodooSubstituted forKantéat 82'minutes
  • 23Ulloa
  • 19KramaricSubstituted forMahrezat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Schmeichel
  • 2de Laet
  • 14Kanté
  • 15Schlupp
  • 26Mahrez
  • 30Chilwell
  • 35Blyth

West Ham

  • 13San Miguel del Castillo
  • 12Jenkinson
  • 5Tomkins
  • 19Collins
  • 3Cresswell
  • 16NobleBooked at 100mins
  • 14ObiangBooked at 67minsSubstituted forReidat 113'minutes
  • 20Moses
  • 28Lanzini
  • 10ZárateBooked at 59minsSubstituted forKouyatéat 76'minutes
  • 9CarrollSubstituted forPayetat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Randolph
  • 2Reid
  • 8Kouyaté
  • 27Payet
  • 35Oxford
  • 36Lee
  • 39Cullen
Referee:
Peter Bankes
Attendance:
21,268

Match Stats

Home TeamLeicesterAway TeamWest Ham
Possession
Home39%
Away61%
Shots
Home22
Away12
Shots on Target
Home11
Away4
Corners
Home7
Away8
Fouls
Home15
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Leicester City 2, West Ham United 1.

Second Half Extra Time ends, Leicester City 2, West Ham United 1.

Danny Simpson (Leicester City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by James Collins (West Ham United).

Corner, West Ham United. Conceded by Yohan Benalouane.

Attempt blocked. Victor Moses (West Ham United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. James Tomkins (West Ham United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, West Ham United. Conceded by N'Golo Kanté.

Goal!

Goal! Leicester City 2, West Ham United 1. Andy King (Leicester City) header from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Christian Fuchs with a cross.

Attempt missed. Gökhan Inler (Leicester City) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Mark Noble (West Ham United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, West Ham United. Winston Reid replaces Pedro Obiang.

Attempt missed. Gökhan Inler (Leicester City) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt saved. Leonardo Ulloa (Leicester City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Jeffrey Schlupp (Leicester City) left footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt saved. Manuel Lanzini (West Ham United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, West Ham United. Conceded by Christian Fuchs.

Booking

Marcin Wasilewski (Leicester City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Marcin Wasilewski (Leicester City).

Victor Moses (West Ham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Jeffrey Schlupp (Leicester City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Second Half Extra Time begins Leicester City 1, West Ham United 1.

First Half Extra Time ends, Leicester City 1, West Ham United 1.

Attempt saved. Riyad Mahrez (Leicester City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Riyad Mahrez (Leicester City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, West Ham United. Conceded by Mark Schwarzer.

Attempt saved. James Collins (West Ham United) header from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the top left corner.

Foul by N'Golo Kanté (Leicester City).

Dimitri Payet (West Ham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Leonardo Ulloa (Leicester City) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt blocked. Jeffrey Schlupp (Leicester City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Jeffrey Schlupp (Leicester City) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Booking

Mark Noble (West Ham United) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. Gökhan Inler (Leicester City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Yohan Benalouane (Leicester City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Leicester City. Conceded by Carl Jenkinson.

Foul by Leonardo Ulloa (Leicester City).

Pedro Obiang (West Ham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by N'Golo Kanté (Leicester City).

Aaron Cresswell (West Ham United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

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