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Twitter agog as fans calls for investigation over missed chance by Kelechi Iheanacho against Manchester City
Football fans have signed a petition to investigate Kelechi Iheanacho following his miss against Manchester City in the Premier league match yesterday.
Kelechi who played for City before making a £25m switch to Leicester, was put through on goal with City goalkeeper, Ederson to beat spurned a glorious chance in the closing stage of the absorbing game.Manchester had taking the lead through Skipper, Vincent Kompany 30 yard pile driver in the 70th minute.
Pep Guardiola side needed a win to back to the top of the table but were finding Leicester City to break down until Kompany’s rasping shot broke the deadlock.
Iheanacho who came on in the closing moments of the came to rescue a point for his team miscued his shot after receiving a glorious pass from the edge the box. He could have come back to hunt his former club but instead City got a reprieve and go into their final league game needing a win at Brighton to retain their title.
And following the enthralling match, football fans – including those from Liverpool – flocked to social media to poke fun of Iheanacho after he did a favour for his former City side in the 87th minute.
One Liverpool supporter, devastated by the last-gasp miss, joked on Twitter: ‘ That must be Iheanacho’s best game for Man City.’
Meanwhile, another social media user wrote: ‘Iheanacho should receive a Premier League medal after his shocking miss.’
Another football fan said on Twitter: ‘Petition to investigate Iheanacho’s miss incoming.’
But the teasing didn’t stop there, with plenty more fans taking to taking to Twitter to voice either their frustration or delight depending on which camp they sit in.
One Manchester United fan, clearly pleased with the result, joked: ‘Iheanacho couldn’t bear the thought of listening to Liverpool supporters for the next 40 years either. Good lad.’
‘Someone needs to investigate that, Iheanacho didn’t want to score there,’ another football fan claimed following the final whistle.