Loftus Road Stadium

Next Game

QPR v Leicester

Saturday, 29 November 2014, 15:00

Barclays Prem

The King Power Stadium

Last Game

Leicester 0 - 0 S'land

Saturday, 22 November 2014, 15:00

Barclays Prem

Calmness pleases boss Pearson

Leicester boss Nigel Pearson was delighted with his team after a 2-0 win at struggling Sheffield Wednesday hoisted them to third in the Championship.

Last Updated: 24/11/12 at 21:41 Post Comment

Nigel Pearson: Professionalism delights the boss

Nigel Pearson: Professionalism delights the boss

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Defeat pushed the Owls into the drop zone leaving their fans booing at the final whistle, while the Foxes were inspired by strikes from Danny Drinkwater and Ben Marshall.

"In this league the result is always more important. We took a bit of time to get our game going," Pearson said.

"But I thought the players were very professional with the way they went about it and for the large part I felt we controlled the game.

"When you play against sides who have had a bit of a difficult time the first goal is always very important and for us to go in at half-time with a lead was very, very important today.

"I don't think Wednesday have recovered too many times from a losing position this season."

With Wednesday boasting a record of just two wins in 15 league games, Pearson expressed his sympathies for his opposite number Dave Jones.

Pearson added: "The expectation this year, I think, was for them to do a little bit better than they had.

"But Dave is a very experienced manager and I'm sure they'll pull it round. For this season for them I think it's about trying to consolidate after last year's promotion."

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

M

eanwhile, England's best U21 players playing with those most likely to be in the senior team from 2020 onwards might increase their chances in those tournaments to a point where they could actually be potential winners. Unlike 2016.

shagwa
Wenger warns Hodgson

I

m not a doctor, but the cause is likely to be crap dancing after scoring. My prognosis is we may need to take that leg off.

GVMUFC
Rodgers reveals Sturridge woe

F

or the time being we just have to focus on the players we do have, Rodgers said. We have to make the best of what is available. Jesus wept!

rodger's gusset
Rodgers reveals Sturridge woe

Footer 365

Premier League: Tottenham's Christian Eriksen secures dramatic win at Hull

Christian Eriksen snatched a late winner as Tottenham fought back to claim a 2-1 victory over 10-man Hull.

Premier League: Crystal Palace come from behind to stun Liverpool

Liverpool endured another forgettable afternoon at Selhurst Park on Sunday as they were beaten 3-1 by Crystal Palace.

Premier League: Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino disagreed with Hull boss Steve Bruce on red card

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino disagreed with Hull boss Steve Bruce's opinion on Gaston Ramirez's red card.

Mail Box

Oh Arsenal. Why Oh Why Oh Effing Why?

We have plenty of fallout from Arsenal's latest display of outrageous incompetence, plus the question of why every team seems to be getting worse. Plus, another Garcia ghost goal...

A Funny Mail About Line Dancing & More

We have some great responses to young Jack's question about how readers first got into football. Plus, finally some intelligent thoughts on Dave Whelan's outburst...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property