Leicester star focused on Palace game despite "special victory"

Leicester City

Esteban Cambiasso is focusing on Saturday's game against Crystal Palace despite playing a key role in the Foxes win against Manchester United.

Cambiasso made his home debut in Sunday's 5-3 win against Manchester United and marked the occasion with a goal to tie the game 3-3 in the second-half.

The Argentine midfielder has enjoyed plenty of success in his career, and he hailed the performance of his new teammates in what he described as a "special victory".

“It’s a special victory. Special for my team-mates and also for the supporters. I am very happy for scoring but most of all for the victory.

“Now we can celebrate for one day this victory because we have to put our minds to the next game," he said.

The emphasis on the next game shows that Leicester are not content to rest on their laurels, and the Foxes will be desperate to take all three points from what is a key clash against the Eagles this weekend.

Nigel Pearson's side have started the new season very well, and have yet to lose at home, but their primary target will still be to retain their Premier League status come the end of the season, and the game at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon is a six-pointer as a result.

Leicester won their last away game 1-0 at Stoke, and will hope to make it three wins on the bounce against a Palace side that recorded an impressive win at Everton on Sunday.

Cambiasso should keep his place in the side, but the 34-year-old is unlikely to last 90 minutes as he admitted that he felt tired after the win against United.

“I finished tired but happy. And when you are happy, everything is better.”

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