Marcelino’s side were off to a good start in the opening minutes of the first half. Valencia CF were playing their possession football but it was Leicester City however who got themselves in front against the run of play through Iheanacho.
Valencia CF’s first chance fell to Kondogbia who tried his luck but his shot was deflected behind for a corner kick by the defence. Valencia CF levelled things up following a great combination that was finished off by Parejo.
Things got tighter over the halfway point in the first half with both teams exchanging spells of possession. Álvaro Medrán enjoyed the last shot of the first half for Valencia CF following a cross by Cristiano Piccini but he could not get to it
The first half finished 1-1 between the foxes and Valencia CF.
Marcelino introduced a few changes looking for a goal. The first chance of the second half came to Johnson but he headed it over the bar. Zaza had the first shot of the second half over the hour mark but he sent it over the bar. Santi Mina who came on in the second half tried his luck with twenty minutes of normal time left to play.
The game ended 1-1 at the King Power Stadium in Valencia CF’s first preseason friendly game in the UK. Valencia CF will play against Everton on Saturday at Goodison Park at 15:00 kick-off time (BST).
1. Leicester City FC: Schmeichel, Chilwell (Gordon, min, 61), Morgan © (Ndukwy, min, 61), Iheanacho (Amartey, min 46), Maddison (Fuchs, min, 61), Albrighton (Knight, min, 61), Pereira (Helder, min. 46), Iborra (Choudhury, min, 61), Ndidi (Johnson, min 46), Diabaté (Thomas, min. 74) and Benalouane (Amartey, min. 46).
1. Valencia CF: Jaume (Neto, min. 46), Piccini (Montoya, min. 62), Vezo (Diakhaby, min. 46), Murillo (Garay, min. 62), Lato (Gayà, min. 46), Kondogbia (Kangin Lee, min. 71), Parejo © (Carlos Soler, min. 62), Ferran Torres, Medrán (Wass, min. 46), Zaza (Jordi Escobar, min. 71) and Rodrigo (Santi Mina, min. 46).
Goals: 1-0, min. 10: Iheanacho. 1-1, min. 17: Parejo.
Referee: Jon Moss.
Observations: Pre-season friendly game played at the King Power Stadium with over 200 Valencianistas in the stands.
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