Brendan Rodgers believed Leicester Metropolis lacked “persona” as they suffered a 2-1 defeat to Everton on the King Energy Stadium.
Leicester have been again in Premier League motion following their Europa Convention League elimination by Roma on the semi-final stage. Again on residence soil, they returned to disappointment with a loss towards Everton – who in flip boosted their survival probabilities.
For the Foxes, there’s nothing left to play for however pleasure after what has been an exhausting season. However they didn’t show the suitable qualities towards Everton.
Vitaliy Mykolenko put the guests forward inside six minutes, earlier than Patson Daka pulled one again 5 minutes after. Nevertheless, Everton restored their benefit when Mason Holgate scored within the thirtieth minute.
Leicester have subsequently gone seven video games with no win in all competitions. It appears their season, regardless of some promise not so way back, is ending with a whimper.
Rodgers takes accountability for a few of their flaws, naming their defending of set items as one key concern. However he thinks they wanted extra persona on the pitch, just like the absent James Maddison would have been in a position to present.
Rodgers informed BBC Sport: “It’s a reflection of the way in which we shot ourselves within the foot so many instances this season. That’s my accountability.
“We tried to seek out alternative ways to not concede from set items. We have now to pay attention extra however the corners have been an ongoing challenge.
“The boldness within the group in coping with these conditions isn’t there. Very disappointing end result and efficiency.
“We missed James Maddison right now as a result of he has that persona and expertise and right now we lacked that.”
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Rodgers then revealed phrases have been stated within the dressing room after the sport. However he maintains perception in his group of gamers, who’ve made important progress below his tenure.
He’s prepared for them to get again to work, although, after an apology to the supporters.
The supervisor added: “I used to be within the ideas of the group and some trustworthy phrases. They’re an excellent bunch. I feel again to the place we have been and three years on we’re upset to not win a trophy this season.
“However you want the starvation and need in addition to expertise and we haven’t seen that. We have now to take accountability and I do.
“We have to get into the coaching floor tomorrow and put issues proper. I felt sorry for the supporters right now and we have to right that.”
Leicester’s subsequent recreation can be towards relegated Norwich Metropolis at residence on Wednesday evening.