• Kyodo


Striker Shinji Okazaki opened his season’s account with a brace during Leicester City’s 4-2 extra-time defeat to Chelsea on Tuesday in the English Football League Cup.

Okazaki flicked in a header from the tightest of angles in the 17th minute after a cross from the right was bounced twice by Chelsea defense in the box. He made it 2-0 in the 34th minute, smashing a volley that bounced over outrushing keeper Thibaut Courtois.

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