Adam Redfern reporting from the King Power Stadium
Lloyd Dyer’s 90th minute strike proved to be the winner as a spirited Leicester City side defeated Premier League Fulham 4-3 on Tuesday night, to reach the quarter-finals of the Capital One Cup.
The Foxes had initially fell behind early on in this seven goal thriller, as John Arne Riise picked out the arriving Hugo Rodallega in the box to coolly slot the ball home to open the scoring.
Leicester battled back late in the first-half through quick fire goals from Wes Morgan and Chris Wood before Arsenal loanee Ignasi Miquel added a third just after the interval.
Minutes later Rodallega headed home his second to make it 3-2 and set up a thrilling last half an hour.
Just when Leicester thought they were going to hold out for the win Giorgos Karagounis arrowed a ferocious free-kick passed Kasper Schmeichel to level the scores at 3-3 in the 88th minute.
Then as the game looked to be heading to extra time substitute David Nugent picked out the arriving Lloyd Dyer in the box to slot the ball passed Maarten Stekelenburg, to score Leicester’s fourth and the all important winner.
With 6 minutes added time shown at the end of the regulatory 90, Leicester City desperately defended their goal to hold out for the win and march on through to the next round of the competition.
Full match report and reaction to follow.