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FA Cup Player Ratings: Leicester City 0-1 Millwall

Me too, Marc, me too

Millwall v Leicester City - The Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images

This is starting to become a problem. A real problem. Goals conceded and the odd defensive lapse is one thing, but no team keeps a clean sheet every week. The big problem is at the other end. Leicester City simply cannot score right now, and when you don’t score you can't win. One slip up and you’re dumped out of the cup by a League One side that never even played to their best. Unacceptable for any top tier team, let alone the defending English Champions.

Ron-Robert Zieler - 5

His handling and general goalkeeping always seem fine. His distribution and communication with his back line were bad. He put his own defenders under pressure far too often.

Daniel Amartey - 7

A decent performance. Millwall rarely attacked down the left, so he wasn't tested often, but if the opposition aren't attacking down his side, he must be doing something right.

Yohan Benalouane - 6

Very solid for most of the game. Had more of the ball than you’d like, but never seemed scared of it, like some of our defenders have.

Molla Wagué - 7

Would have been a promising debut, had it not been ended early by injury. This could be his last appearance for Leicester, too. Honestly, this game was pretty soul crushing.

Ben Chilwell - 4

He got forward a lot and helped out in attack, but it was never enough to actually create a chance. Let his man get behind him far too easily and should take most of the responsibility for conceding.

Nampalys Mendy - 6

Better than he has been recently. The opposition sat very deep and made it easy for him, but he got on the ball regularly and controlled the flow of the game.

Andy King - 6

Again, had all the time he needed on the ball and kept it well, though neither of the midfielders made it count. Added more defensively than his parter, but isn't as good a passer.

Ahmed Musa - 3

Took 8 shots without ever really threatening to score. That takes something special, I’m sure.

It looks like he’s got his boots on the wrong feet - BBC Radio Leicester commentator Ian Stringer was not impressed

Bartosz Kapustka - 7

Looked quite good, at times. Worked hard for the ball and looked like he had a point to prove (probably because he did). Ultimately did his chances of playing more in the future no harm and did actually put the ball in some dangerous areas.

Demarai Gray - 5

As always, there was a spark and a feeling that something could happen when he got on the ball. Unfortunately, that never turned into any clear cut chances.

Shinji Okazaki - 2

Probably should have scored two, and I’m honestly not sure how he didn’t get at least one. I’m not saying to get rid, but maybe someone else should get a go next time.

Marc Albrighton - 6

Not at all sure why he was the first player Ranieri turned to to find a goal, especially with Shinji up front. That said, he did put a chance on a plate for him, so you can't really blame Albrighton for this one.

Marcin Wasilewski - 5

Stood as far off his man as he could and gave him plenty of time to pick out the winning pass. Depending on Wagué’s shoulder, we may have seen the last of Was.

Jamie Vardy - 5

He at least looked like a threat when he came on, I’m just not sure why it wasn't sooner. In his limited time he only managed 5 touches and 1 completed pass.

What’s done is done. The 2nd team couldnt pull it out the bag twice in a row, but we’d probably go out in the next round anyway. Time to move on. Possibly with an XI that includes today’s Man of the Match Bartosz Kapustka, although honestly I suspect he isn’t ready for that level yet. Millwall are a League One team.