We are in this competition to win it, says Brendan Rodgers

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has proclaimed his side will seek to reverse their tumultuous form this season by finishing in the league at the highest possible position and winning the Europa Conference League. Leicester City have beaten Danish club Randers in European competition.

Leicester City took a 4-1 lead in the first leg of the Europa Conference League knockout stage against Randers. The Foxes started the game brilliantly and made their dominance count as Wilfred Ndidi scored the opening goal in the 23rd minute after trading passes with Ademola Lookman before slotting the ball into the bottom corner.

The Danish club returned to the game from the first minute of stoppage time as Vito Hammershoy-Mistrati went beyond. Kasper Schmeichel to equalize. The Premier League retook the lead within four minutes of the restart as Harvey Barnes fired his side ahead. Patson Daka then came into action after Youri Tielemans’ shot was parried by the Danish club’s goalkeeper in the 54th minute.

Kieran Dewsbury-Hall scored the former Premier League champion’s fourth goal of the game in the 74th minute as he swept the ball into the net. James Maddison, who entered the game as a substitute, was later substituted as he suffered an injury scare. Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers has outlined his side’s ambitions for the rest of the season.

“This group will get back to their level, it’s just time and the players are coming back. The fluidity was good, we looked dynamic. Our objective for the rest of the season is to finish as high as possible in the league, to keep develop, improve and bring players back. We want to finish as strong as we can and bring it to the next season. In this competition, everyone is there to win it and we are no different,” Rodgers said. at BT Sports.

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