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Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall equalised on 77 minutes, then got the winner on 87 minutesLeicester City midfielder Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall struck two late goals as the relegated Foxes began life back in the Championship by beating luckless Coventry City.Last season’s beaten Championship play-off finalists looked on course for a deserved three points when they led through Kyle McFadzean’s 47th-minute opener from a near-post corner.The Gus Hamer-inspired Sky Blues also wasted good chances either side of the City skipper’s strike.But Mark Robins’ men were made to pay when Dewsbury-Hall levelled on 77 minutes before being fed by new signing Stephy Mavididi to curl home an 87th-minute winner – and earn victory for new Foxes boss Enzo Maresca, in his first game in charge.More to follow. Line-upsLeicesterFormation 4-3-330Hermansen21Ricardo Pereira3Faes23Vestergaard5Doyle25Ndidi8Winks22Dewsbury-Hall35McAteer9Vardy10Mavididi30Hermansen21Ricardo Pereira3Faes23VestergaardBooked at 52mins5DoyleBooked at 68mins25NdidiSubstituted forPraetat 62’minutes8Winks22Dewsbury-HallBooked at 90mins35McAteerSubstituted forChoudhuryat 90’minutes9VardySubstituted forIheanachoat 75’minutes10MavididiSubstitutes2Justin11Albrighton14Iheanacho15Souttar17Choudhury20Daka26Praet27Castagne41StolarczykCoventryFormation 3-4-1-213Wilson4Thomas5McFadzean22Latibeaudiere28Eccles38Hamer14Sheaf3Dasilva45Palmer24Godden9Simms13Wilson4Thomas5McFadzean22Latibeaudiere28EcclesSubstituted forvan Ewijkat 71’minutes38HamerSubstituted forKellyat 71’minutes14SheafBooked at 89mins3Dasilva45PalmerBooked at 90minsSubstituted forSakamotoat 90+2’minutes24Godden9SimmsSubstituted forWrightat 71’minutesSubstitutes2Binks6Kelly7Sakamoto11Wright21Bidwell27van Ewijk36Howley40Collins49ObikwuReferee:Darren BondAttendance:31,763Live TextMatch ends, Leicester City 2, Coventry City 1.Second Half ends, Leicester City 2, Coventry City 1.Callum Doyle (Leicester City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.Foul by Bobby Thomas (Coventry City).Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Jannik Vestergaard.Substitution, Coventry City. Tatsuhiro Sakamoto replaces Kasey Palmer.Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall (Leicester City) is shown the yellow card.Foul by Harry Winks (Leicester City).Matt Godden (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.Substitution, Leicester City. Hamza Choudhury replaces Kasey McAteer.Kasey Palmer (Coventry City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.Mads Hermansen (Leicester City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.Foul by Kasey Palmer (Coventry City).Ben Sheaf (Coventry City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall (Leicester City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.Foul by Ben Sheaf (Coventry City).Goal! Leicester City 2, Coventry City 1. Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall (Leicester City) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Stephy Mavididi.Attempt missed. Matt Godden (Coventry City) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right misses to the left.Attempt saved. Haji Wright (Coventry City) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by Matt Godden with a headed pass.Attempt missed. Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall (Leicester City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

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