ICC: Ahmed Musa opens Leicester City account with brace in Barcelona defeat


Ahmed Musa came off the bench at half-time to score twice in Leicester City’s 4-2 defeat to Barcelona in Wednesday’s International Champions Cup played on Wednesday.

Musa joined the Foxes from CSKA Moscow in the summer, and has a reputation for scoring remarkable goals.

A double from Munir El Haddadi and strike from Luis Suarez had put Blaugrana three goals up in the first half, but the Nigerian attempted a comeback for Claudio Ranieri’s men after replacing Demarai Gray.

His introduction was among a raft of substitutions made by Ranieri at the interval and the Super Eagles’ star struck two goals as he bids for a regular shirt with the King Power Stadium’s outfit.

Musa is expected to feature for the English champions when they face Manchester United in the FA Community Shield on Sunday.

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