Super Eagles duo of Kelechi Iheanacho and Ademola Lookman make history in Leicester City’s 2-1 comeback win over PSV and reach their first-ever European semi-final.
Manager Brendan Rodgers started Iheanacho upfront in the 4-3-3 system with Lookman and young Nigerian goalkeeper Chituru Odunze named on the substitutes bench, while Super Eagles hopeful Nonso Madueke missed out for the Eredivisie side entirely due to injury concern.
PSV opened the scoring on the night in the 27th minute through Israeli striker Eran Zahavi to take his tally to four goals in the UEFA Conference League this campaign.
New Super Eagles winger Lookman came off the substitute bench in replacing Harvey Barnes at minute 46 while Iheanacho was removed in place of former Newcastle United Ayoze Perez the 11 minutes later.
James Maddison equalizes for Leicester City in the 77th minute, lashing into the top corner inside the six-yard box for his 14th goal of the season.
Lookman provided a key pass to the winner who is an unlikely scorer in Ricardo Pereira after he smashed the ball into the net with just two minutes of normal time remaining at the Philips Stadion, Eindhoven to send Rodgers’ men to the last four for the first time with 3-2 aggregate over PSV.
Leicester City will face the winner between AS Roma or Bodo/Glimt later this month.