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Leicester occupies the final Champions League qualifying spot

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Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel saved a first-half penalty on Tuesday to assist his with teaming win a 0-0 draw in the Premier League against Brighton and inch nearer to qualifying for the Champions League.

Neal Maupay, who was the match-champ of Brighton with a stop-time goal against Arsenal on Saturday, saw his low penalty stopped at the King Power stadium by Schmeichel in the fourteenth moment.

Aaron Connolly earned the spot-kick after being stumbled by James Justin in one of only a handful of scarcely any imperative playing passages in a match with no fans lacking in power and energy.

It had been the third goalless draw in 13 matches since last week’s league restart.

Third-place Leicester has moved nine points away from fifth-place Manchester United, which presently occupies the final qualifying spot in the Champions League after the two-year European ban on the runner up Manchester City. That denial is being appealed.

Joined has in hand a game.

Brighton took six points off the relegation zone yet played a game more than his rivals at the bottom of the table. One of the most bizarre occurrences in the game saw Brighton goalkeeper Mat Ryan attempting to bowl the ball out of his area to one of his teammates, just to toss it in one way or another behind him.

Jamie Vardy, a Leicester striker jumped ready however Ryan recuperated to snuff the danger out.

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