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PremierLeague-News.Com - Around 21,000 fans returned to Wembley as the Foxes won their first ever FA Cup - and Vichai's name rang around the national stadium
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! WEMBLEY | There were some who questioned the wisdom of 21,000 fans returning for the FA Cup final, but that was before Youri Tielemans produced a Wembley roar for the ages to hand Leicester City the trophy for the first time in their history.It was not the tactical tweaks of Thomas Tuchel, nor a recent record of underdog dreams being dashed – there has been just one new winner of the competition in the last 12 years – which was to define the moment crowds gave cup finals meaning again. Instead, a moment of magic from Tielemans saw the Belgian become the first Foxes player to score in English football’s showpiece since 1963.Chelsea’s own end lapsed into a moment of matched ecstasy in the final minutes before VAR found Ben Chilwell offside against his former club.Get expert FPL tips, delivered straight to your inboxEmail address is invalidThank you for subscribing!Sorry, there was a problem with your subscription.There are still bigger prizes to be won for the Blues in a fortnight, but a moment which belonged to Leicester began with Jorginho flapping, watching the connection of Tielemans’ strike, realising he had unwittingly left isolated in the middle of the park.
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.Chelsea, for their part, might have committed the cardinal sin of wearing tracksuits to the final, but whatever allegations of perceived disrespect were bandied around before kick-off, this is an occasion which is still capable of creating once-in-a-generation memories. Tuchel played clever, bringing Reece James into right centre-back with Cesar Azpilicueta at wing-back, a ploy to frustrate Jamie Vardy’s pace.At the other end, Timo Werner did some frustrating of his own as he handed Wesley Fofana block after block and even headed one of Chelsea’s best opportunities out of Azpilicueta’s path.Would the presence of thousands of supporters have been right without a moment of spoiling from VAR? Regardless, Kasper Schmeichel deserved his clean sheet for at least two match-winning saves.It took all the Dane’s strength not to dive into the crowd at full-time as the Srivaddhanaprabhas waved heavenward under the eyes of Vichai’s banner to cap a Leicester triumph that meant more.More on football‘I want Burnley to be the UK’s favourite underdog’Deeney: ‘Middle-class white people are outraged about racism now – that’s what stokes change’ The making of Everton’s versatile defender whose rise surprised even his own managerHall: Martial is running out of chances to prove he is part of the future at Man UtdThe Czech ‘warriors’ who rose from obscurity to fire West Ham into European contention
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