Europa League: Leicester City crash out of last 32 after shock 2-0 home defeat to Slavia Prague
Europa League, King Power Stadium: Leicester City 0 Slavia Prague 2 (Provod 49', Sima 79')
Players of Slavia Prague celebrate after Luká Provod of Slavia Prague scores for Slavia Prague during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match between Leicester City and Slavia Prague at Leicester City Stadium, on February 25, 2021 in Leicester, United Ki
"We lost to the better team. I take responsibility for the team I've picked. I picked a team I felt could win the game," Rodgers told BT Sport afterwards.
"We didn't create enough over two legs. We didn't defend with any intensity. We gave away two disappointing goals. The better team won.
"We started pretty well. We didn't have enough quality to break them down.
"I don't want to give too many excuses. [We had] players not available tonight at the top end of the field. However I still expected us to show up more. They'll learn from it.
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"We're disappointed to be out but we know we weren't good enough. Good luck to Slavia in the next round."
Leicester are the only English team to have been eliminated. Tottenham's place in the last 16 on Wednesday, while Arsenal's dramatic comeback against Benfica sealed their spot on Thursday and the north London duo were later joined by Manchester United.