Harvey Barnes

Barnes: Great For The Fans

Harvey Barnes was thrilled to be able to send Leicester City’s travelling fans home happy after his excellent half-volley helped his side to a 2-1 triumph at Bramall Lane.
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- Leicester City showed spirit to emerge victorious from Saturday’s encounter with Sheffield United, according to Harvey Barnes
- The winger bagged a brilliant goal to help City beat the Blades 2-1 at Bramall Lane
- Iwan Roberts, Matt Elliott and Rob Tanner will review the triumph on Monday’s Extra-Time show from 6pm BST

The 21-year-old Academy graduate’s superb goal came right in front of the 2,900 members of the Blue Army that made their way to south Yorkshire on Saturday.

It proved to be a memorable strike, and one that he was happy to share with the Club’s fans, who were vociferous all afternoon in Sheffield.

When asked whether he’s scored a goal of a similar quality, Barnes told LCFC TV: “Probably not, no! A few of the boys said they hadn’t seen it before, I just said: ‘I’ve been saving it for the games!’.

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Harvey Barnes
Harvey Barnes

The Academy graduate's strike settled the result in south Yorkshire on Saturday.

"It’s great to score a goal of that calibre and the time it came as well was obviously important.

“Also, it’s great to celebrate in front of the fans, and for them to enjoy it as much as myself.”

Barnes, a second-half substitute on Saturday, credited his team-mates for the manner in which they secured their first win of the 2019/20 season.

We looked back at the first two games and we were a little bit hard done by at times, but we had to look at ourselves in a way and look at the chances that we had and make sure we’re taking them.

Harvey Barnes LCFC TV

He added: “It’s a difficult place to come and it proved so today. We’re very happy with the three points in the end and you could see later on in the game the spirit of the team to grind it out and stick together when it was getting tough.

“We looked back at the first two games and we were a little bit hard done by at times, but we had to look at ourselves in a way and look at the chances that we had and make sure we’re taking them.

“Today we probably didn’t have as many chances as previous games, but the three points is the main thing.”

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