Sam Greenwood’s late screamer rouses Middlesbrough as Leicester falter | Championship

Enzo Maresca once wrote a thesis entitled “football and chess” and, on this compelling evidence, it is easy to see why Leicester’s manager is so obsessed with two games he believes are all about positioning.

When, at the end of an intriguing 90 minutes, the music stopped at the Riverside, Sam Greenwood’s sublime 83rd-minute winner ensured it was Middlesbrough’s Michael Carrick who won the managerial duel of the tactical grand masters.

Raw statistics might suggest that, following last week’s first league defeat of the season at Leeds, Leicester’s previously inexorable momentum…


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