Kelechi Iheanacho earns a spot in the list of ten-top scorers in FA Cup history

Kelechi Iheanacho earns a spot in the list of ten-top scorers in FA Cup history

Kelechi Iheanacho has finally earned himself a spot in the list of ten-top scorers in FA Cup history after grabbing yet another goal in the fifth-round tie between Leicester City and Blackburn Rovers from the King Power Stadium.Kelechi Iheanacho earns a spot in the list of ten-top scorers in FA Cup history

The Super Eagles forward was on target for Leicester City but could not help the Foxes avoid elimination following a shocking 2-1 home defeat to Blackburn on Tuesday night.

Blackburn defeated the Premier League side – Leicester City of by a 2-1 scoreline, courtesy of goals from Dolan and Szmodics.

Amartey conceded the ball carelessly in the back, setting up Dolan’s superb goal to break the deadlock in the first half.

Szmodics dribbled past Amarety and Pereira to tuck Blackburn’s second goal into the net, giving the visiting Championship side a two-goal advantage.

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Before Kelechi Iheanacho came off the bench to rescue Rodgers’ team with a goal, and after that, they failed to score another.

Since making his debut in the English FA Cup, no player has scored more goals than the Nigerian International – Kelechi Iheanacho.

24 Games played
18 Goals scored

Absolutely ruthless!!! earning him a spot in the list of ten-top scorers in FA Cup history.

List of most FA Cup goals scored

  • Ian Rush – 40 goals
  • Frank Lampard – 27 goals
  • Alan Shearer – 25 goals
  • Wayne Rooney – 23 goals
  • Jermain Defoe, Sergio Aguero – 22 goals
  • Mark Hughes – 20 goals
  • Jackie Milburn – 19 goals
  • John Barnes, Teddy Sheringham, Peter Crouch – 18 goals
  • Harry Kane – 17 goals
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With the win, Blackburn advanced to the FA Cup quarterfinals for the first time since the 2014–15 season.

Since March 2001 when they lost 2-1 to Wycombe Wanderers, this is the first time Leicester City is suffering a home FA Cup defeat against a side from a lower division.

Both teams will resume league play this weekend.

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Blackburn hosts Sheffield United in the Championship while traveling to the south coast for a critical relegation match is Leicester City against Southampton.

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