Patson Daka scored four goals as Leicester City fought back from a goal down to defeat Spartak Moscow in Russia. So, last night saw, among Europa League football results, Daka’s 4 goals save Leicester City to a 3-4 comeback win.
Leicester City came back from behind, from a two-goal deficit, to stun Spartak Moscow 3-4 in a Europa League classic. And it was Patson Daka who scored all the four goals for the English visitors in Moscow.
Europa League Football Results – Daka’s 4 Goals Save Leicester
Alexander Sobolev’s deflected opener gave the hosts the lead. And Jordan Larsson then, with a clinical finish, doubled Spartak Moscow’s lead in the 44th minute.
Daka, on the other hand, scored his first goal for Leicester practically immediately after the interval.
Later, he added a second goal shortly after the break before completing a nine-minute trifecta in the 54th minute. So, within just nine minutes, Daka went from a single goal to securing a brace and then a hat-trick!
And not only this, the Zambian striker did not stop there. Daka scored his fourth goal with 12 minutes remaining in normal playing time for Leicester City to come up 2-4.
And Daka’s fourth (incredulously) goal turned out to be a crucial one for the Foxes.
After all, Sobolev set up a tense finish with an 86th-minute strike. With this third goal for Spartak Moscow, the hosts and the guests would have tied 3-3. But Daka’s fourth goal ensured that Leicester celebrated winning all three points in this football match.
Spartak Moscow 3 – 4 Leicester
Goals: 1 – 0 Sobolev 11, 2 – 0 Larsson 44, 2 – 1 Daka 45, 2 – 2 Daka 48, 2 – 3 Daka 54, 2 – 4 Daka 79, 3 – 4 Sobolev 86
Bookings: Litvinov, Lomovitskiy; Pereira, Soumare
Spartak Moscow: Maksimenko, Dzhikya, Gigot, Rasskazov, Ayrton, Litvinov, Zobnin, Moses, Larsson, Sobolev, Bakaev
Substitutions: Promes, Lomovitskiy, Ignatov
Leicester: Schmeichel, Amartey, Evans, Soyuncu, Pereira, Soumare, Tielemans, Maddison, Thomas, Iheanacho, Daka
Substitutions: Vestergaard, Albrighton, Bertrand, Choudhury