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Diabate's debut double helps Leicester into FA Cup last 16

28 January 2018, 01:54 | Ken Black

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Iheanacho, who was on for 80 minutes, will be hoping his fine display will earn him a starting place for the Foxes when they travel to Goodison Park on Wednesday to face Everton in a Premier League fixture.

Iheanacho was also replaced with 10 minutes left to play by Ben Chilwell.

Kelechi Iheanacho has been directly involved in eight goals in eight FA Cup appearances (seven goals and one assist).

Diabate scored his second goal from a rebound in the 87th minute.

"A Cup run is great".

The Frenchman said: "It will be interesting to strengthen the team if we can".

With nothing to lose, Peterborough came out with renewed vigour for the second half and were handed a lifeline when Hughes bundled home Steven Taylor's header in the 58th minute.

First, it was used to rule out an early West Brom goal from Craig Dawson for offside.

Firmino, though, hit the bar with his spot-kick and Albion manager Alan Pardew's angry features only changed once Joel Matip diverted a cross into his own net just before the break.

Leicester City have kept a clean sheet in each of their last five competitive matches - should they not concede in this game, it'll equal their club record of six in a row set between February-March 1920.

It was his 30th goal of the season.

The 21-year-old Nigerian global Iheanacho, who has taken a liking to England's famous old knock-out tournament at both Manchester City and Leicester, took his tally of FA Cup goals to nine in nine games with two fine first-half strikes.

Kelechi Iheanacho of Leicester City celebrates scoring his side's third goal with Demarai Gray during The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Peterborough United and Leicester City at ABAX Stadium on January 27, 2018 in Peterborough, England.



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