Ranieri sees Leicester City as the underdog against Millwall in FA Cup


Ranieri sees Leicester City as the underdog against Millwall in FA Cup

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Coach Claudio Ranieri sees his team Leicester City not as a favourite in the FA Cup game with Milwall in the League One true. The champion stands in the Premier League but narrowly above the degradatiestreep.

Leicester City is seventeenth in the league and faces Saturday in the fifth round of the FA Cup at Millwall, which was previously Premier League teams, Bournemouth and Watford turned off in the main cup competition.

“We are the underdog if they are Bournemouth and Watford have been defeated, because those two teams are above us in the league”, said Ranieri Thursday at the press conference prior to the taking. “Millwall has a good, compact team and is full of confidence.”

Millwall is sixth in the League One, two levels lower than the Premier League. In January defeated ‘The Lions’ Bournemouth in the FA Cup with 3-0 and Watford with 1-0.

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Ranieri admits that the focus of Leicester City, especially on conservation in the Premier League. “That’s our goal. We are going to do our best against Milwall, but the ultimate goal is to keep us safe to play in the Premier League.”

Leicester City lost the last five matches played and come down to the seventeenth place, one point of the degradatiestreep.

However, ‘The Foxes’ achtstefinalist in the Champions League. Wednesday play, the team of Ranieri the away game against Sevilla.

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