Leicester City started the new year perfectly after securing all three points at the King Power Stadium on Monday, claiming a 3-0 victory over Huddersfield Town.
Classy goals from
Clear-cut chances were at a premium in an underwhelming first-half, with both sides pressing their opponents all over the pitch.
Chris Löwe was able to test the reactions of
Shinji Okazaki then saw a goal correctly disallowed for a foul on
Wilfred Ndidi rattled the woodwork with a powerful in the last 10 minutes of the game, with Leicester City continuing to threaten the Huddersfield goal.
One of the last talking points of the game came when Adrien Silva - ironically wearing the No. 14 shirt - replaced Matty James to make his first Leicester City appearances since his £22m move from Sporting CP during the summer.
Marc Albrighton did see a goal ruled out for offside in the closing stages of the match, just seconds before a cross from
Today's starting XI: Schmeichel, Amartey, Morgan (c), Maguire, Fuchs, Ndidi, James, Mahrez, Okazaki, Albrighton, Slimani.— Leicester City (@LCFC) January 1, 2018
Subs: Hamer, Dragovic, Silva, Iborra, Gray, Iheanacho, Ulloa. #LeiHud pic.twitter.com/4uFIv3C3C7
TEAM NEWS with @ViessmannUK: #htafc Head Coach David Wagner has made five changes to his starting XI for today’s @premierleague match against @LCFC.— Huddersfield Town (@htafcdotcom) January 1, 2018
➡️ Smith (c), Löwe, Williams, Lolley & Mounié
⬅️ Hadergjonaj, Malone, Hogg, Quaner & Depoitre (AT) pic.twitter.com/QqRzMKOm9A