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Rodgers predictably describes Leicester’s win over Bournemouth as ‘outstanding.’

Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers has described his side’s win 2-0 win over Bournemouth as ‘outstanding’.

Goals from Wes Morgan and Jamie Vardy sealed Leicester’s third consecutive league win, lifting the Foxes to eighth in the Premier League.

Rodgers, who took over at the King Power Stadium in February, was delighted with his side’s performance, labelling the win as ‘outstanding’ in typical fashion.

“I thought we were excellent. We had to work hard, it was a real good test. We were outstanding on the back of the international break,’’ Rodgers told the BBC.

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“We showed a real appetite and hunger and tactically we were very good. Our pressing was excellent, the boys are understanding tactically how we want to press and the importance of that. Each game, each day in training we are getting more used to it.

“My teams have always pressed when we haven’t got the ball and it has to be synchronised. It was a great finish from Wes Morgan to a very well worked corner.

“We had 18 shots on goal which is a real positive. I like what Jamie Vardy does, he’s in the box to score goals and he was very brave to score.”

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