Leicester City manager Claude Puel has praised his players after they followed up a win over Chelsea with a 2-1 victory over Manchester City on Boxing Day.
City took the lead through Bernardo Silva, but Marc Albrighton quickly equalised for Leicester. The Foxes then enjoyed several fantastic chances to score against a lacklustre City side, and defender Ricardo Pereira eventually netted the winner with an impressive strike from distance late in the game.
Speaking after the game, Puel admitted he was ecstatic with Leicester's performance, quoted by the Leicester Mercury as saying:
"It was difficult without the ball. They were comfortable on the ball. They managed it well.
"This wasn't like the beginning of the season when we conceded a goal. We came back in the game quickly. After, we finished the first half with a lot of chances to score.
"We managed the game. We kept solidity and togetherness. We scored at the right moment when there was not a lot of time of left for a reaction. I'm happy for my players. It's amazing. We've beaten another top side.
Source : 90min