Leicester 2 Blackpool 0 - minute-by-minute

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A GOAL in each half saw Blackpool crash to defeat against Leicester City.

Andy king handed the home side a half-time lead before former Blackpool loan star Neil Danns sealed the win with eight minutes left.

Follow our minute-by-minute report below:

FULL TIME: LEICESTER CITY 2 BLACKPOOL 0

90 mins: Four minutes time added on.

89 mins: The game is fizzling out here for Blackpool, no sign of a comeback sadly.

LATEST: LEICESTER CITY 2 BLACKPOOL 0

82 mins: GOAL FOR LEICESTER!

Neil Danns rolls the ball into an empty net after Matt Gilks came racing out of his box to save from Nathan Dyer, the rebound fell straight to Danns who made no mistake.

79 mins: Free-kick to Blackpool 35 yards out, Shelvey fires a decent effort straight at Schmeichel.

71 mins: Decent spell for Blackpool ends with Chris Basham heading towards goal, easy save for the keeper.

65 mins: Kevin Phillips replaces Lomano Lualua.

59 mins: Gilks to the rescue again. This time he reacted well after Beckford turned and shot from 12 yards.

57 mins: Callum McManaman comes on to replace Ludo Sylvestre.

51 mins: Game has really opened up here, you get the feeling the next goal is a huge one.

50 mins: Ian Evatt is booked for a strong tackle on the right.

49 mins: Beckford forces another save from Gilks after Syvlestre gave the ball away in midfield.

48 mins: Chris Basham rises to head over a Ludo Sylvestre cross.

45 mins: Blackpool kick-off for the second half. No changes at the break.

HALF-TIME: LEICESTER CITY 1 BLACKPOOL 0

42 mins: A Ludo Sylvestre corner is easily cleared by the home side.

38 mins: Lualua cuts in from the left and tries to bend one into the far post, just wide.

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35 mins: GOAL FOR LEICESTER

Andy King races in behind the Blackpool defence before slotting past Gilks.

34 mins: Alex Baptiste limps off with a hamstring strain to be replaced by Chris Basham. Big blow for Pool.

33 mins: How many times have we said this, banother fantastic save by Matt Gilks. This time he palmed away a 12-yard strike by Jermaine Beckford.

30 mins: Gary Taylor-Fletcher forces a superb save from Kasper Schmeichel. Taylor-Fletcher met a brilliant Neal Eardley cross from the right.

28 mins: Matt Gilks gets down well to save a Lee Peltier header. Decent save.

26 mins: Barry Ferguson tries his luck from 35 yards, well wide.

22 mins: Paul Gallagher corner fires accross Blackpool’s six yard box, cleared in the end by Evatt.

13 mins: Decent long-range effort by Matty Phillips. He cut inside from the right and fired a left footed strik just over.

7 mins: Jonjo Shelvey tries his luck from 35 yards. Well wide.

5 mins: Steady start to the game, neither side really creating any chances. Home fans silent.

7:45 pm: Leicester kick-off. Pool in their away kit of white shirts, tangerine shorts and white socks.

Pre-match: Hello and welcome to the King Power Stadium as Blackpool take on Leicester City.

Team news:

Ian Holloway names the same eleven that drew at home to Birmingham on Saturday.

The only change to Pool’s squad sees Kevin Phillips return to the bench in place of Angel.

Pool: Gilks, Crainey, Eardley, Evatt, Taylor-Fletcher, Sylvestre, Baptiste, Ferguson, M Phillips, Shelvey, Lualua. Subs: K Phillips, Basham, Howard, Ince and McManaman.