Leicester are en route to the next stage of the UEFA Champions League after their home win on Tuesday night with Islam Slimani’s goal edging Porto 1-0.
The Premier League champions have now two from two to start life in Europe.
Meanwhile, Tottenham prevailed 1-0 at CSKA Moscow, while Borussia Dortmund scored late via Andre Schurrle to hold Real Madrid to a 2-2 draw.
Slimani kept up his hot streak against Porto by grabbing Leicester’s first-half winner in a 1-0 victory in the Champions League, maintaining the English champions’ 100 percent start to Group G.
The Algeria striker headed home from close range off a pinpoint cross by international teammate Riyad Mahrez in the 25th minute. It was Slimani’s sixth goal in four games against Porto in 2016, with the other five coming for Sporting Lisbon in the Portuguese league before his offseason move to Leicester.
Leicester opened group play with a 3-0 win at Club Brugge and is in good shape to advance to the knockout stage in its first-ever season in the Champions League.
Porto couldn’t translate second-half dominance to goals at King Power stadium, with Jesus Corona smashing a volley against the post in the 83rd minute. The two-time European champions have one point from two games.
Copenhagen needed an own-goal in the second half to kick-start a 4-0 victory over Club Brugge in Group G of the Champions League on Tuesday.
Tottenham coped well despite injury problems to put its Champions League campaign back on track Tuesday with a 1-0 win over CSKA Moscow.
Son Heung-min scored the winning goal, his fifth of the season, to keep up his good form in the absence of injured Harry Kane.
Borussia Dortmund have twice fought back to hold Champions League holders Real Madrid to a 2-2 draw.
Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring for Real in 17 minutes on Tuesday but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang levelled in 43 following an error from keeper Keylor Navas.
Raphael Varane converted from close range after the break but Andre Schuerrle scored three minutes from time to keep Dortmund unbeaten at home to Real in six meetings.
Sevilla took a big step towards reaching the knockout stage of the Champions League for the first time in six years as Wissam Ben Yedder’s header ensured a 1-0 win over Lyon on Tuesday.