Leicester boss Puel admits it’s a ‘fantastic feeling’ to get win over Huddersfield

Leicester City boss Claude Puel was delighted that his side got back to winning ways today with a 3-1 victory over Huddersfield at the King Power.

David Wagner’s visitors took a shock lead after just five minutes via Mathias Jorgensen, although Foxes striker Kelechi Iheanacho would find an equaliser not long after.

The hugely impressive James Maddison and former England striker Jamie Vardy would seal the win for Puel’s side in the second period with both netting with superb finishes.

Puel’s job was reportedly under threat heading into this game after consecutive losses to Liverpool and Bournemouth, so the former Southampton coach was really happy to get a win over a well organised Huddersfield side.

“It is a fantastic feeling to overcome this opponent who plays deep and defends well and it was important to come back in the second half with more desire and put them under pressure. We have quality on the pitch but our beginning is not enough,” Puel told the BBC.

“James Maddison improves game after game and he scored a fantastic free kick and I liked the idea for the first one (when he chipped the ball to an unmarked Jamie Vardy). I want my players to have this creativity to find solutions.”

“We didn’t know what he can give at the beginning of the season, he had only played in the Championship but he has the quality to improve with us. He has a good mentality and he is a good listener. It is important he continues this way.”

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