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Instant Reactions - Stoke v Leicester (4/11/17)

Instant Reactions - Stoke v Leicester (4/11/17)

Following today's clash between Stoke City and Leicester City, here are the instant reactions from both managers.

Stoke City hosted Leicester City at the Bet365 Stadium for a 12.30pm kick off on Saturday November 4, with both sides taking a two all draw as Stoke came from behind twice. Goals for the visitors came from Vicente Iborra and Riyad Mahrez, with the hosts levelling through Xherdan Shaqiri and Peter Crouch.

Teams:

Stoke:

Butland, Zouma, Shawcross, Wimmer, Diouf (Berahino 86), Fletcher, Allen, Pieters, Shaqiri, Sobhi (Crouch 69), Choupo-Moting.

Substitutes:

Jese, Afellay, Martins Indi, Adam, Grant.

Leicester:

Schmeichel, Simpson, Morgan, Maguire, Fuchs, Mahrez, Iborra (King 66), Ndidi, Gray (Albrighton 80), Okazaki (Iheanacho 58), Vardy.

Substitutes:

Hamer, Dragovic, Amartey, Slimani.

Speaking to the BBC's cameras a short time after match day referee Robert Madley blew the final whistle, Stoke City manager Mark Hughes explained.

'Peter was effective when he came on. He always gets himself in a good position and he understood what was required. He changed the game for us. It is important that you consistently pick up points. We won't win every game, we won't lose every game. It is about getting a steady return in terms of points. Every time you get a Premier League point you should celebrate.'

Leicester City manager Claude Puel in his comparitive interview explained.

'I am happy with the attitude of my players. It was a good game, good intensity and passion. We had a lot of chances today, it is difficult to accept one point, but Kasper saved well at the end so OK, we take a point. It is an encouraging game which is important for the future.'

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Writer:Site Staff
Date:Saturday November 4 2017
Time: 8:32PM

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