FA Cup: Maiden VAR goal helps Leicester beat Fleetwood 2-0

Updated: Jan 17, 2018, 22:01 IST | PA Sport

Leicester became the first team in English football to score a goal via a VAR decision as they overcame Fleetwood 2-0 in FA Cup

Leicester's Kelechi Iheanacho celebrates after scoring against Fleetwood last night. Pic/ AFP
Leicester's Kelechi Iheanacho celebrates after scoring against Fleetwood last night. Pic/ AFP

Leicester became the first team in English football to score a goal via a VAR decision as they overcame Fleetwood 2-0 in FA Cup.

Kelechi Iheanacho scored in each half but his strike 13 minutes from time that required the intervention of the VAR. Referee asked to check if the striker was offside before finishing off Riyah Mehrez’s reverse pass. Replays showed Iheanacho was onside when the ball was played and the goal stood to see Leicester progress to Round Four.

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