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Kevin Coulson
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Kevin Coulson
Updated 03/08/2016 at 19:56 GMT
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What a match at the Friends Arena in Stockholm! Leicester were rather overwhlemed in the first half, but they really improved after the introduction of Musa at the break. Ranieri will take plenty encouragement from what he saw from the Foxes in the second half. Great friendly match as far as friendly matches go.
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FULL-TIME: Barcelona 4-2 Leicester City
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The main takeaway for Leicester City is that Musa could be a real world beater for the coming season. The striker alongside Vardy could be a huge threat for the Foxes in the Premier League and Europe.
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Just two minutes of stoppage time to be played at the end of the second half.
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Many expect Leicester City to fade away this season, but on this showing perhaps they shouldn't be written off so readily. The Foxes will still pose a threat in the Premier League.
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There is plenty encouragement for Ranieri to draw from this match, especially the performance in the second half. Leicester City have given Barcelona a real test in Sweden.
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This has been an excellent friendly match. This will have done both sides a world of good as the start of the season starts to come into sight. There has been a real competitive edge.
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GOOD CHANCE FOR KAPUSTKA! The new signing couldn't quite find the finish to once again get Leicester City back in this game. I think he went for it with the wrong foot!
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GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL! Barcelona 4 (85 mins - Rafa Mujica) Leicester City 2. And that should be that for the Premier League champions. A scuffed shot falls to Mujica inside the box and the youngster smashes home his first goal for Barcelona.
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Having said that, Musa has been playing so well you certainly wouldn't rule out him getting a third goal and an equaliser for the Premier League champions. He's so dangerous.
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Busquets is just beginning to take a grip of things for Barcelona in the centre of the pitch again. They have been somewhat ragged in the second half, but he's seeing this out for them now.
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Munir has been taken off by the Spanish champions so there will be no hat-trick for him. This will be a big season for the youngster. Will he be anything more than a fringe player?
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Can Leicester City find an equaliser? They're still the ones pressing and attacking at will, but it's all coming through Musa. He has been the best player on the pitch, no doubt about that.
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Barcelona are now making a whole raft of changes. Luis Enrique hasn't made many changes so far, so there are a number of them being made with just 10 minutes left to play.
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This has been one of the more competitive International Champions Cup matches this summer. There has been a real edge to this one as the two teams gear up for the start of the season.
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SUAREZ SHOOTS INTO THE SIDE NETTING! Denis Suarez clips the pass into Luis Suarez, but on the run he can only shoot into the side netting on the volley from a tight angle.
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PENALTY CLAIM FOR LEICESTER! Musa once again gives the Foxes all kinds of problems and Mascherano brings him down inside the penalty area, but the referee shakes his head.
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Ranieri will be delighted with the resilience his side have shown in the second half. Things looked pretty bleak for them at the break, but they have demonstrated determination since.
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ZIELER MAKES THE SAVE! The ball falls to Busquets about 25 yards out from goal and the Leicester City goalkeeper is required to turn it around the post. Good shot, indeed.