Newport County’s supporters this evening took aim at Leicester City legend Gary Lineker, during their side’s shock defeat of the Foxes.
Newport vs Leicester
Leicester travelled to Rodney Parade for an FA Cup 3rd-round clash with Newport earlier today.
Claude Puel’s men headed into proceedings having secured a trio of superb results in their last 4 outings.
Leicester first put Chelsea to the sword by a goal to nil at Stamford Bridge, before defeating Premier League champions Manchester City 2-1, with the Foxes’ latest result having seen them pick up a 1-0 victory at Everton.
However, sandwiched in between these fixtures was a surprise 1-0 loss at home to Cardiff, perfectly highlighting just how frustratingly-inconsistent Leicester can be.
Leicester crash out
And the up-and-down nature of Puel’s side was on full display once more this evening.
Incredibly, the visitors fell to a 2-1 defeat to their League Two opposition, in the process becoming the second Premier League outfit of the day to crash out of the FA Cup at the hands of a club from the fourth-tier (Fulham suffered a 2-1 loss at Oldham).
A heavily-weakened starting XI certainly didn’t help the Foxes, but, in truth, Leicester simply didn’t perform.
How the Foxes have started for #NwpLei 👥 pic.twitter.com/v7c2F1V1eY
— Leicester City (@LCFC) January 6, 2019
‘What’s the score?’
And the Newport faithful understandably enjoyed every second of their side’s victory, with the home side’s fans having even found time to poke fun at Leicester legend Gary Lineker.
With the score at 2-1, and Lineker in attendance, Newport’s supporters came together to aim a chant of ‘Gary, Gary, What’s the Score?’ in Lineker’s direction, with Ian Wright having posted footage of the moment on Twitter in the aftermath of the clash:
Gary, Gary What’s the Score?! @GaryLineker @BBCMOTD 😂👌🏾👏🏾 pic.twitter.com/292qbE4VEO
— Ian Wright (@IanWright0) January 6, 2019
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