Write & Earn
Notifications
Favorites Edit
Hull City
FT
2 - 1
Leicester City
A. Diomande 45'+1'
R. Snodgrass 57'
47' R. Mahrez (P)
...

Let us hope the remaining games are filled with as much drama as the opening one! Until then ciao!

...

That is all from us folks! Follow our live coverage of the Everton vs Tottenham game which will kick off in approximately 30 minutes

...
...

Leicester City really struggled to make an impact on the game from the beginning and Hull City took an unlikely lead in the first half thanks to a combination of Diomande's and Abel Hernandez acrobatic effort.

Although, Leicester equalised through Mahrez's penalty early in the second half, Hull always looked threatening and they took a 2-1 lead in the 58th minute through a beautifully struck shot from Snodgrass.

As the clock ticked, Vardy and co ran out of ideas as Hull held on resolutely to secure a shock 2-1 victory on opening day

...

Leicester City lose their first game in the Premier League since February. They also become the first defending champions to lose on the opening day. What a start the Premier League has got off to 

...

FT: Hull City 2-1 Leicester City

...

90+5' SAVE! Drinkwater's shot goes straight into Jakupovic's arms and that should be that!

...

90+4' The resulting free-kick is chipped in by Mahrez, but it is cleared easily by Clucas who has had an excellent game

...

90+3' Free-kick for LEI! Huddlestone brings down Mahrez

...

90+2' SHOT! Meyler takes a shot which goes well wide of Schmeichel's goal

...

90' 5 minutes have been added on! Can Hull hang on, or will Leicester find a late goal? The atmosphere at the stadium is absolutely electric. Who would have thought that Hull which was sunk in administration troubles would come out and thrill their supporters like this . The Premier League has once again managed to thrill and surprise

...

88' SHOT! Musa takes a shot from far out which goes horribly high and wide. Leicester are running out of ideas

...

87' Just three minutes left for the first game of the season to end! What a shock this would be

...

85' The game is being played at feverish pace here! Leicester are throwing the kitchen sink at this.

...

83' The Resulting free-kick from Drinkwater is defended easily by the Hull back-line

...

82' Ranieri takes the opportunity to bring on Ulloa for Simpson! Leicester now have 4 forwards on the pitch

...

82' Clucas goes into the book for making a bad foul on Musa

...

81' SAVE! Snodgrass goes for the shot from a tight angle which is saved brilliantly by Schmeichel on the near post

...

80' Hull win a free-kick near the by line with the dangerous Snodgrass standing over the ball

...

79' The way Leicester City are playing now, Ranieri's words of targeting 40 points first may not be underplaying his side too much after all

...

76' Hull City have organised themselves very well and a lot of credit should go to Phelan for setting out his team with a proper strategy to counter Vardy and Mahrez

...

74' SHOT! Musa combines well with Okazaki, but the Japanese international's shot goes high and wide

...

71' SAVE! Jakupovic makes a brilliant save from the resulting Mahrez free-kick. Hull need to hold on for just 18 minutes to secure a famous opening day victory

...

70' LEI now win a free-kick in a dangerous area as Mahrez is brought down in full flow by Huddlestone

...

69' CLOSE! Okazaki almost makes an instant impact, but his dangerous through ball is brilliantly cut out by Davies who is having a very good game

...

Leicester City are making two changes now. Gray and King are going off and they are replaced by Okazaki and Amartey. A very attacking line-up played by Ranieri and he has three forwards (Vardy, Okazaki and Musa) on the pitch now

...

64' Morgan now goes into the book for a bad foul! Hull are giving Leicester a taste of their own medicine

...

62' Hull City are causing all sorts of problems for Leicester City here! They are defending really well and are not allowing the LEI players to settle on the ball

...

59' The resulting free-kick takes a deflection and goes well above Schmeichel's goal

...

59' FREE-KICK for Hull in a very dangerous area! Can it incredibly become 3 for Hull?

...

57' GOOOOOOOOAAAALLLLLL! Snodgrass smashes home a left footed shot to take the lead! A cross sent in from the right-hand flank takes a deflection off Simpson and finds its way to Snodgrass who makes no mistake to give Hull the lead.

Hull 2-1 Leicester City

...

54' It is really strange to see Leicester play possession football here. They spent most of last season playing on the break but today, they themselves are struggling to break down the Hull defence

...

51' Gray is beeing booed by the crowd every time he touches the ball now. But LEI look much more assured on the ball and are causing the Hull defence some problems

...

48' What an opening game this is turning out to be! LEI the comeback kings of last season have once again come back from a 1 goal deficit to equalise. The defending champions will be backing themselves to go on and win the game

...

47' GOOOOOOOOAAAAALLLLLLLLL! Mahrez drills the penalty straight down the middle to equalise!

HULL 1-1 LEI!

...

46' PENALTY FOR LEI! Gray is tripped by the Hull defender just 15 seconds after kick-off! The decision looks harsh as Gray seems to have been brought down outside the box

...

46' LEI get us underway for second half!

...

The players are walking out now! Will Hull hold on or will the defending champions dig deep to secure a comeback victory?

...

Breaking news coming in! Diomande has been awarded the goal. Both Abel Hernadez and Diomande seemed to strike the ball at the same time, but it has now been awarded to Diomande

83'
L. Ulloa
D. Simpson
S. Clucas
83'
C. Davies
71'
68'
D. Amartey
A. King
68'
S. Okazaki
D. Gray
R. Snodgrass
57'
47'
R. Mahrez, Penalty
A. Diomande
assist: A. Hernández
45'+1'
33'
D. Simpson
29'
C. Fuchs
Match time Sat, 13 Aug 2016, 05:00 PM
Leicester City (4-4-2)
Claudio Ranieri (Manager)
16
E. Jakupovic
3
A. Robertson
6
C. Davies
14
J. Livermore
27
Ahmed El Mohamady
11
S. Clucas
8
T. Huddlestone
7
D. Meyler
20
A. Diomande
9
A. Hernández
10
R. Snodgrass
1
K. Schmeichel
28
C. Fuchs
5
W. Morgan
2
Luis Hernández
17
D. Simpson
22
D. Gray
4
D. Drinkwater
10
A. King
26
R. Mahrez
9
J. Vardy
7
A. Musa
Leicester City (4-4-2)
Claudio Ranieri (Manager)
Hull City Subs
29
J. Bowen
37
J. Clackstone
12
D. Kuciak
32
G. Luer
15
S. Maloney
36
G. Olley
28
J. Tymon
Leicester City Subs
11
M. Albrighton
13
D. Amartey
3
B. Chilwell
14
B. Kapustka
20
S. Okazaki
23
L. Ulloa
21
R. Zieler
50% POSSESSION 50%
14 SHOTS 18
5 SHOTS ON GOAL 5
8 FOULS 17
5 CORNERS 3
1 OFFSIDES 0
2 YELLOW CARDS 2
0 RED CARDS 0
4 SAVES 3
Pos Club P W D L GD Pts
1 Manchester City 34 29 3 2 73 90
2 Manchester United 34 23 5 6 39 74
3 Liverpool 35 20 11 4 43 71
4 Tottenham Hotspur 34 20 8 6 35 68
5 Chelsea 34 19 6 9 25 63
6 Arsenal 34 17 6 11 20 57
7 Burnley 35 14 11 10 3 53
8 Leicester City 34 11 11 12 2 44
9 Everton 34 11 9 14 -15 42
10 Newcastle 33 11 8 14 -7 41
11 AFC Bournemouth 35 9 11 15 -17 38
12 Watford 35 10 8 17 -18 38
13 Brighton & Hove Albion 34 8 12 14 -15 36
14 Crystal Palace 35 8 11 16 -18 35
15 West Ham United 34 8 11 15 -21 35
16 Huddersfield Town 34 9 8 17 -27 35
17 Swansea City 34 8 9 17 -24 33
18 Southampton 34 5 14 15 -20 29
19 Stoke City 35 6 11 18 -33 29
20 West Bromwich Albion 35 4 13 18 -25 25
Updated: Aug 13, 2016 19:02 PM | Published: Aug 13, 2016 15:14 PM