Date:Monday August 20 2012
Leicester City 2 - 0 Peterborough United
Location: King Power Stadium
Date: 18th August, 2012
Attendance: 23,863 (1,868 Posh fans)
"A good afternoon's work" - Stuart Pearson
Foxes manager Nigel Pearson was pleased with his team after their opening day win over Posh. Talking to www.lcfc.com following the game, Pearson said: "All in all it's a good afternoon's work. It's nice to get off to a winning start, we've got a tough opening 10 games so it was important for us to start well. We scored the first goal at a good time and Andy King scored a very good goal to increase the lead in what was a close game. There will be a lot of tight games this season, we've got to make sure we do enough to win them.
"People underestimate teams like Peterborough; they pass the ball exceptionally well. I`m sure their game plan was along the lines of keeping possession and frustrating us, but I was very pleased with how we coped with that. Even in the first half, when we didn`t have as much possession as I would have liked, we still created the better chances."
Foxes fans are upbeat following the win as many took to twitter:
@GaryLineker @OfficialFOXES it's a good start, but let's not carried away, keep our feet on the ground. That said I'm very positive Come on!
@OfficialFOXES good opening game, 45 more of them please! premiership here we come #lcfc #singwhenyourwinning
Good first game for the @officialfoxes today. Cracking finish from Andy King as well #lcfc #backtotheprem
excellent start to the season for @OfficialFOXES lets make the walkers stadium a place for other teams to fear
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