Brendan Rodgers reveals the secret of Leicester City’s success. Lampard must beware

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Leicester City are the surprise package of the season as they currently lie in third place after 11 round of Premier League games.

Brendan Rodgers side have been hard to beat and also have the goals coming as they have scored 27 goals and conceded just eight in the Premier League this campaign.

The Foxes have won four of their last five league matches and are proving that they have what it takes to make top four and fight for another chance in the UEFA Champions League which they reached the quarterfinal stage in their first appearance in 2016/17 season.

Speaking about the secret of this Leicester City side, Brendan Rodgers hailed their goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel, defensive duo of Johnny Evans and Çağlar Söyüncü, as well as the form of striker Jamie Vardy who now tops the scoring chart with 10 league goals.

“At this level, you need two top centre-halves to start with, and a goalkeeper, and we have that,” Rodgers told LCFC TV. “We’ve got an outstanding goalkeeper, who’s one of the best in European football, and we’ve got two centre-halves – one that is a top player, and another one that is on his way to being a very good player.

“That gives you stability in the team, but then to defend, it’s about all 11 players and how they press and how they protect the game.

“Like I say, this is a team that is very dangerous in the transition where they turn over the ball and they break away quickly, but we never really gave them any opportunities.

“It gives me as much pride to come here and win 2-0 knowing how tough it is and the mental attitude that you need to come and win, and also, as I said, as equal as winning 9-0 last week.”

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