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Leicester City’s foray into the UEFA Champions League may no longer be perfect, but only by the slimmest of margins.
Shinji Okazaki and Riyad Mahrez helped the Premier League champions to a two-goal lead before the Foxes conceded their first goal of their UCL campaign in a 2-1 win over Club Brugge at King Power Stadium on Tuesday.
Leicester wins Group G with 13 points after second-place Porto drew 0-0 at Copenhagen.
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Okazaki wasted little time in putting the Foxes on top, netting in the fifth minute off the counter (That’s what they do, you know). Christian Fuchs provided the cross, and Okazaki made a classy volleyed finish to make it 1-0.
Mahrez’s PK was won by Marc Albrighton, who was hacked down by defender Dion Cools for an easy-to-award penalty.
Colombian forward Jose Izquierdo pulled one back for Brugge after the break, carrying the ball for almost half the field before besting Ron-Rober Zeiler with a blast the keeper probably could’ve handled better. 2-1, 52′.
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