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Brendan Rodgers pleased Patson Daka scored against Man United

Leicester City manager Brenden Rodgers said he is pleased Patson Daka scored against Manchester United over the weekend.

The Zambia forward netted the fourth in Leicester City’s 4-2 win over the Red Devils at the King Power Stadium Saturday.

The goal makes Daka the first Zambian in history to score in the Premier League.

He was a second half substitute, replacing Kelechi Iheanacho.

“James [Maddison] and Kels (Kelechi Iheanacho) put everything into the game, so we needed to keep the freshness in the team, we needed to keep them pushing,” Rodgers said.

“And obviously bringing Patson [Daka] on, he wants to run in behind, he’s a natural goalscorer.

“For him, he had a little chance inside the box, the ‘keeper makes a save and then he’s there, sniffing around the goal for the finish. So, I’m very pleased for him.”

Saturday’s appearance was Patson Daka’s second game for Leicester City in the Premier League since joining the Foxes in the summer.