Wilfred Ndidi is still celebrating Leicester City’s outstanding display over Chelsea in the English Premier League encounter, describing it as a great performance from his teammates.
First-half goals from the Nigeria international and James Maddison helped the Foxes secure their 12th win of the 2020-21 campaign.
Aside from that, the result saw them overtake Manchester United as league leaders after accruing 38 points from 19 games.
In his post-match assessment, the former Genk man spoke of his side’s confidence while hoping the King Power Stadium giants keep improving in subsequent matches.
“Great performance from the team, happy to keep it low🤪💪🏾 We keep going !!💙,” Ndidi told LCFC TV,’.
“At this time, we just build confidence for the next game, we don’t think about the end of the season.
“We know what we want to achieve, but it comes game after game. We try to focus on the next game.”
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Ndidi’s goal against Frank Lampard’s men meant he found the net for the first time in 37 English elite division games. The last time he found the net was on September 29, 2019, when Leicester romped to a 5-0 win over Newcastle United.
The midfielder felt his goal came at the right moment after an early spell of pressure from the Stamford Bridge giants.
“If I count, [I’ve scored] maybe four or so, with my left foot!” Ndidi said when questioned about his effectiveness in front of goal,” he continued.
“It comes once in a while, but I just keep trying, you know! It was really good. It lifted the team.
“It’s something that when you get a goal at that time, you have the confidence to actually go for more.
“So, it was really good, and we stayed compact. As much as we wanted more, we still stayed compact.”
After their fourth-round FA Cup clash against Brentford, Leicester return to top-flight action looking to continue their good form when they travel to Goodison Park for a date with Everton.