Leicester City manager, Brendan Rogers has lauded defender Daniel Amartey for his impressive performance against Arsenal in the Carabao Cup at the King Power Stadium.
The Foxes were kicked out of the competition after losing 2:0 to the Gunners on Wednesday night.
An own goal from Christian Fuchs, and Eddie Nketiah’s 90th-minute strike was all that Mikel Arteta’s side needed to seal passage to the fourth round, where they will face Lincoln City or Liverpool.
“I thought that our approach to the game, the attitude and energy in the team was very good,” said Rodgers. “We pressed the ball really, really well.
“A lot of these players are getting [their] first minutes of the season. Daniel Amartey [is] playing his first game in nearly two years.
“If you’re going to lose the game, you want to lose it with that mentality and the attitude, and I think the players gave us absolutely everything.
“We just probably ran out of legs a little bit towards the end and that obviously affected our quality in the final third.
“You never want to lose a game, but if you do and you have that attitude and energy then it always bodes well going forward.”
The Ghana international was back into the starting line up after almost two years after suffering a horrific injury.