Mahrez gives Leicester halftime lead vs. Copenhagen

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Chances were far and few in the opening half, but a clever finish from Riyad Mahrez has given the Foxes the lead at the King Power Stadium.

After a lofted cross in from Danny Drinkwater on the left wing, Islam Slimani nodded the ball into the center of the penalty area for Mahrez to knock Leicester City into the lead against Copenhagen just before the halftime break (watch the goal below).

The Copenhagen backline will surely be frustrated with its defending in the situation but it was a lovely understanding between the two Algerian international players to give the Foxes a cushion in the 40th minute.