Leicester City 1-0 Birmingham City: Ricardo Pereira leaves it late to send Foxes through

Leicester City wanted an 82nd-minute effort from Ricardo Pereira to get previous Birmingham City within the FA Cup 5th spherical.

Ricardo Pereira’s past due header noticed Leicester City safe a spot within the FA Cup quarter-finals as they beat Championship aspect Birmingham City 1-Zero.

Leicester laboured for far of Wednesday’s contest on the King Power Stadium, with Brendan Rodgers’ Champions League-chasing group suffering to wreck down dogged opposition.

James Maddison went with regards to a impressive opener within the 68th minute when his long-range effort clipped the highest of the crossbar.

The sport gave the impression destined for additional time, however Ricardo ensured an extra 30 mins would no longer be required when he met Marc Albrighton’s move with a header that had the facility and site to search out the bottom-left nook.