Leicester City fans react on Twitter to former Aston Villa star Marc Albrighton's performance

Leicester City

Former Aston Villa winger Marc Albrighton scored his first goal for Leicester City against Chelsea.

Marc Albrighton produced a sensational moment for Leicester City against Chelsea, scoring his first goal for the club.

The winger turned full-back put Leicester 1-0 up in first half injury time to get fans of the Foxes believing they could notch a fifth win in six matches, and knock off the champions elect.

A second half fightback from Jose Mourinho's side led to a 3-1 Chelsea win, meaning Albrighton's effort was in vain.

The former England under-21 international's goal had threatened to lift Leicester above his former side Aston Villa, but instead they remain on point behind.

Leicester still sit in 17th place, with last night's game essentially a free swing as a game in hand against a side who were expected to beat them.

The 25-year-old was making just his sixth Premier League start of the season, with a further eight substitute appearances also under his belt. He has one assist too to his name, and impressed particularly against Burnley and Swansea earlier this month.

Albrighton created two chances during the loss from his ever dangerous crosses, and also made five tackles as he sought to get stuck in defensively.

His goal sent Leicester fans wild even if their hope was eventually punctured, with his all round performance impressing. Here is a look at how supporters reacted to his display via Twitter...

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