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Leicester make history in a hard fought 0-0 draw with FC Copenhagen

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The Foxes became the first team in Champions League history to keep a clean sheet through four consecutive matches.

Tottenham Hotspur v Leicester City - Premier League Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Leicester City played FC Copenhagen to a 0-0 draw, leaving the Foxes within inches of qualifying for the Round of 16.

It was a rather dull affair, with Copenhagen looking the more likely of the two sides to grab a goal in the first half. Leicester started out in a 3-4-3 formation, and looked rather uncomfortable to say the least.

Copenhagen got their fair share of sniffs at goal, with Wes Morgan having to make a crucial block after Falk cut in from the left and looked to test Kasper Schmeichel in the 15th minute.

Things continued rather dismally for the Foxes, who seemed intent on killing any attacking cohesion. The half become a back and fourth battle of speculative efforts that skied over the bar mixed with some nice passes to the goalkeeper.

The lack of chances up top eventually led to a formation change towards the end of the half, as the team slotted into a 4-4-1-1, with Riyad Mahrez playing just off Jamie Vardy.

It looked to be a positive change as the Foxes after some nice play from Mahrez and Ahmed Musa carved out a chance for Vardy. Unfortunately his effort was deflected into the path of Daniel Amartey, who decided to play it straight to the goalkeeper, chalk up another wasted opportunity.

Still, the visitors went into the dressing room at halftime on a positive note and the momentum continued into the early stages of the second half.

Christian Fuchs put in a dangerous cross that nearly found the head of Robert Huth in the 47th minute, while in the 58th Danny Drinkwater put a ball along the 6-yard box, but it was unable to find the foot of Vardy.

After that the chances really began to dwindle down and Leicester looked content to settle for a draw.

Copenhagen nearly came up with the opener as Verbic turned a Augustinsson cross goal-bound only for Fuchs to pop up and clear it off the line.

But that wasn't the end of the nervous moments, as the home side nearly bagged the winner in the 90th minute, after Cornelius got between Huth and Morgan, only for his header to be stunningly saved by Schmeichel.

Overall it was a sloppy match that definitely lacked attacking quality, but the point continues Leicester's European tour, as it guarantees at least 3rd position in Group G. A point at home to Brugge next match will be enough to qualify to the Round of 16, which definitely sounds promising.

Leicester also made some history tonight, becoming the first team in Champions League history to keep a clean sheet in their opening four fixtures. So, a drab result, but definitely one worth taking!