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EPL: Iheanacho makes 100th appearance as substitute


Kelechi Iheanacho achieved a personal milestone during Leicester City’s 2-0 win over Southampton on Saturday night.

The Nigeria international was introduced off the bench as a replacement for Jamie Vardy in the first minute of stoppage time and in the process he took his career appearances as a substitute to one hundred.

During Iheanacho’s time with Manchester City, the striker totalled 44 appearances as a substitute with 34 coming in the English Premier League, 6 in the Champions League, 3 in the FA Cup and 1 in the Carabao Cup.

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Since joining Leicester City in August 2017, the Taye Academy product has racked up 106 appearances with 56 of those coming from the bench.

He played 50 games as a substitute in the Premier League for the Foxes, 3 in the Carabao Cup, 2 in the FA Cup and one in the Europa League.

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Overall, he has 170 career appearances combined for Manchester City and Leicester City, scoring 44 goals and providing 24 assists.

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