Leicester City striker, Kelechi Iheanacho has declared that Wednesday’s emphatic victory over Arsenal has restored confidence to the team, and says he is happy that his goal on the night paved the way for the massive win.
While admitting that he was thrilled to net the important opening goal at King Power Stadium, Iheanacho stressed that it is equally necessary to note the motivation The Foxes now have going into their last match of the season.
Iheanacho has spoken of his happiness to score his first goal in England against Arsenal on Wednesday evening, and was pleased to start for only the sixth time in the Premier League this season.
The former Columbus Crew of USA and Manchester City of England star also admitted he got an important opening goal on 14 minutes when he took advantage of a headed knock down from teammate, Fousseni Diabate to rattle his effort past Peter Cech.
He said: ”It was important to get the first goal to get us going and get our confidence back for the last couple of games.
”It was a great goal, good composure, a good assist from Fousseni and a good finish, so we keep going.
”We had the confidence and the momentum and we finished well. I think we’ve got our confidence back now, we’re strong now, we’ll keep going.
”It is good to be involved, as well as everyone, to be involved in everything, to help your team work hard. When you work hard, you get good results.
”It is always good to be involved in a good sport, a great team. We started well and we got the first goal.”