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Leicester City’s mixed recent run has stretched on this weekend as Brendan Rodgers’ side scrapped out a 1-1 draw at Leeds.

Both Leicester and Leeds  showed flashes of quality at Elland Road but neither had enough in the locker to edge out a win.

Marcelo Bielsa’s side looked keen to impose them on early in Yorkshire as Kasper Schmeichel smartly kept out Jack Harrison.

And with Leeds dominating the opening stages Raphinha took to his chance to open it up as he cracked a superb free kick.

However, Brendan Rodgers – who has been linked with move to Manchester United – and his side are not short of their own attacking quality, and the Foxes launched an immediate response.

Jonny Evans’ long ball was helped on by Boubakary Soumare and Harvey Barnes stepped inside to batter home the equaliser.

Both sides did carve out chances to win an end-to-end fight in the second period, with Harrison and Rodrigo misses key chances and Your Tielemans denied late on.

But come the final whistle there was few complaints in West Yorkshire as Bielsa and Rodgers both gratefully took a point.

Full Time from Elland Road it’s Leeds United 1-1 Leicester City

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