Match stats: Misfiring Leicester City at least gain a point at Blackpool
Leicester City made two changes to the side that lost at home to Charlton last Tuesday night.
New signing Harry Kane was given his full debut after joining on loan from Tottenham Hotspur on Thursday at the expense of Anthony Knockaert, while Andy King replaced Matty James in midfield after the latter picked up a knee injury.
As a result, City opted for a 4-3-3 formation with Kane and David Nugent flanking Chris Wood in attack.
2 min: Ben Marshall robs Stephen Crainey and Nugent sends in a dangerous cross which is headed wide by Kirk Broadfoot for a corner to City.
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8 min: Gary Taylor-Fletcher picks out the run of Tom Ince and Kasper Schmeichel is forced to make a great point-blank save, but the linesman's flag was up anyway.
16 min: Ince runs at Michael Keane and shoots from the edge of the box but drags it wide. Both sides are struggling to create chances on this terrible surface.
22 min: Marshall fires in a cross from the left but Matt Gilks is able to gather. Marshall's delivery, especially from set-pieces, has not been great so far.
23 min: Matt Phillips threatens down the right and fires in a dangerous cross but Schmeichel gathers.
29 min: Ince does well to get his cross over and Broadfoot heads it goalwards but it is comfortable for Schmeichel.
33 min: Kane unleashes a fierce volley from 20 yards out which Gilks has to push away at full stretch. The first real save either keeper has had to make.
38 min: Marshall cuts inside the area off the right flank and drags his shot just wide of the near post. He is still struggling to beat the first man with his set-piece delivery.
39 min: Ince gets in behind Keane and tries to lob the ball over Schmeichel, but the City keeper gets a hand to it. It falls to Neal Eardley, who shoots and Schmeichel parries. Greats stuff from Schmeichel.
43 min: A better ball in from Marshall and Crainey has to head clear with Wood waiting to pounce behind him.
45 min: City get a free-kick in a good position 25 yards out but Marshall's strike is comfortably over the bar.
45+1 min: Marshall crosses from the left and Gilks has to punch clear under pressure from Wood.
h-t: Blackpool 0 City 0
47 min: Phillips lays the ball off to Ince, who checks outside Morgan and shoots from the edge of the box, but Schmeichel makes a good save down to his left.
49 min: Wood flicks a high ball on and Kane chases but is tripped by Alex Baptiste inside the area. It was a needless challenge as he was going away from goal. Penalty.
50 min: Wood takes it and smashes it against the crossbar and over. How costly will that miss be?
58 min: Ince again creates space for himself on the edge of the box and shoots, but again Schmeichel is equal to it. Ince is Blackpool's only real threat on the attack.
61 min: Nugent has to be substituted after injuring his neck after a heavy challenge from Craig Cathcart. Lloyd Dyer comes on off the bench.
65 min: Marshall bends in a free-kick from wide and Wes Morgan's header is just wide of the post.
66 min: A terrible miss from close range from Wood. Ritchie De Laet wins a tackle and plays the ball down the line to Kane, who pulls the ball back for Dyer. He passes to Wood, who looks like he only has to connect to score, but he side-foots the ball wide from close range with Gilks nowhere.
75 min: Ince brought down on the edge of the City box. Crainey is inches away from scoring with the free-kick.
77 min: Route-one stuff from City. Schmeichel hammers a free-kick forward and Wood's header is touched over the bar by Gilks.
79 min: Knockaert flashes a shot across the Blackpool goal and just past the far post.
90+4 min: Ince has been Blackpool's only real threat and he flashes another shot just wide of Schmeichel.
f-t: Blackpool 0 City 0