Ahmed Musa’s quickfire brace thrills Leicester bossShare:
Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri was thrilled after Ahmed Musa’s quickfire brace saw them secure a brilliant 2-1 Emirates FA Cup victory over Everton at Goodison Park to book their spot in Monday’s fourth round draw.
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But it was was the reaction that came with Musa's introduction that pleased Ranieri most, against a tough Everton side who had beaten the Foxes 2-0 at King Power Stadium as recently as Boxing Day in the Premier League.
"I’m very pleased with our performance,” Ranieri said at full-time. “We wanted to win and we wanted to go through in the FA Cup, which is an important competition.
"Then [we wanted to go through] even more because we lost to Everton at home, so we wanted revenge. It was a good match because of course at the beginning Everton pushed a lot and wanted to score a goal, but I’m very pleased with our performance before and after the goal.
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"When we conceded a goal, everybody wanted to react immediately. After there were chances for them and us, but it was a very good performance." Ranieri told the Foxes' website.
Musa, a first-half replacement for injured Leonardo Ulloa, scrambled home an equaliser within three minutes then linked brilliantly with Danny Drinkwater to beat Everton keeper Joel Robles with a crisp finish after 71 minutes.
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