Much has changed since Everton's last visit to Leicester
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Much has changed since Everton's last visit to Leicester


Everton travel to Leicester tonight looking to build some momentum on the back of that 1-0 win over Chelsea on Saturday.

It’s a touch over a year since the Toffees last trip to the King Power Stadium,

Back then, Marco Silva was still in charge of the club and Leicester snatched a last-gasp goal to win 2-1.

It turned out to be Silva’s penultimate game in charge, with a 5-2 derby loss hammering the final nail into his coffin the following midweek.

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The BBC reported at the time that Everton chiefs had met to discuss Silva’s future around the time of the game.

That was thanks in no small part to the 2-0 home defeat to Norwich the game before.

In truth, Silva looked a beaten man on the sidelines and Iheanacho’s late winner seemed to suck all the life from him.

He played a 3-4-3 system on that afternoon, trying to get more defensive solidity but ultimately surrendering a lead.


After Silva’s sacking, Duncan Ferguson restored some pride to Goodison Park before the appointment of a genuinely elite manager in Carlo Ancelotti.

A world star in James Rodriguez has followed him through the door and Everton now sit eighth in the Premier League.

They were 17th after that Leicester loss last December, two points clear of the relegation zone with 14 games played.

Much has changed in the year since Everton last visited Leicester and Ancelotti will hope for a different outcome tonight too.

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