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Leicester City boss Rodgers clarifies 39th-minute Iheanacho substitution vs Norwich City

With the Foxes trailing at the King Power Stadium, a switch in formation got the Nigeria forward replaced before the break

Kelechi Iheanacho was substituted in the first half of Leicester City’s 1-1 draw against Norwich City owing to tactical reasons, Brendan Rodgers has confirmed.

Iheanacho was replaced by Demarai Gray shortly after the Foxes cancelled out Teemu Pukki’s opener through Tim Krul's own goal in the 38th minute.

Saturday's outing was the 23-year-old's second Premier League start of the season and Rodgers has described his substitution as nothing personal but a change of flow after their slow start.