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Rodgers happy Leicester in control of Europa League destiny

Nov 26 (Reuters) – Leicester City supervisor Brendan Rodgers was delighted his aspect have their Europa League destiny again in their very own arms after Thursday’s 3-1 win over Legia Warsaw put them high of the group and on the brink of qualification to the knockout stage.

Leicester have eight factors from 5 video games in Group C, some extent forward of Spartak Moscow and Napoli with Legia some extent additional again.

Victory over Napoli in Italy in their ultimate group sport subsequent month would assure Leicester’s place in the final 16.

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“We had a big job to do, we knew we have to win the game and to play a well as we did in the first half was equally as important,” Rodgers stated.

“Going into the last game, if we said that we would be top before we kicked off we would have taken that.

“You see the standard of the groups in the group … we’re in control of the place we end. Our goal firstly was to qualify and that’s in our arms.”

Leicester, 12th in the Premier League with 15 points, host Watford on Sunday.

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Reporting by Hritika Sharma in Bengaluru; Editing by Peter Rutherford

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