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Leicester make history as first English team to be awarded goal by VAR
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Leicester make history as first English team to be awarded goal by VAR

  Leicester City went down in the history books again, this time with Nigeria international Kelechi Iheanacho being the first player to score via a video assistant referee (VAR) decision on Tuesday night's FA Cup replay against Fleetwood Town Iheanacho scored in each half of the game to secure a brace but his second strike in the second half required assistance from the VAR before being ruled as a goal The referee on the night Jonathan Moss had to ask if the striker was offside or onside before finishing off a beautiful assist from Riyad Mahrez However, replays confirmed that Iheanacho was onside when the pass came through and the goal was officially counted to give Leicester a 2 nil win and book a date in the fourth round away to Peterborough United. "I think we saw in...