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Ahmed Musa Nigerian forward scores in Leicester's loss to Barcelona

Ahmed Musa scored his first goal for Leicester City against Barcelona and also grabbed a brace in the pre-season game.

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Ahmed Musa play Ahmed Musa has opened his goal account for Leicester City (Getty Images )

Nigerian forward, Ahmed Musa opened his goal account for Leicester City in their 2-4 loss to Barcelona in a pre-season friendly in Stockholm.

Since joining Leicester, Musa has been impressive in a couple of pre-season games and have finally opened his goal account.


Ahmed Musa play Ahmed Musa celebrates with a teammate after scoring (Leicester City )

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The Nigeria international scored two quick second half goals after Leicester City had gone 3-0 down.


Barcelona dominated possession from the first half and finally broke the deadlock in the 26th minute. Mohamed Munir got to the end of a Lionel Messi pass to slip the ball into Leicester City net.

Mohamed Munir play Mohamed Munir scored Barcelona's first goal of the game (Marc Atkins/Offside)


Luis Suarez got his goal and Barcelona's third after Nutmegging past Robert Huth before placing the ball on the roof of Leicester City's net.


The forward turned provider for Barcelona's third goal by curling a pass into the foot of Munir who only had a touch to control before sliding the ball into Leicester City's net.

Barcelona play


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Ranieri made seven changes, bringing on Leicester City's record signing, Musa.

He immediately got on a pass from  Shinji Okazaki to push the ball past Jeremy Mathieu and beating Sergi Roberto Carnicer grasping for pace before finishing past Bercelona's goalkeeper.

The impressive forward forced Barcelona goalkeeper  to make an awkward pass to Juan Camara who was dispossessed.

Ahmed Musa play Ahmed Musa was impressive for Leicester City in the game (Leicester City )


The resulting ball was squared for Musa, who fired high into the goal for his second of the match.

Barcelona added another goal with six minutes through Rafael Mujica.

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