Super Eagles duo Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho weren’t listed in Leicester City’s victory in the English Premier League on Saturday.
Harvey Barnes’ spectacular second-half thunderbolt clinched Leicester City a 2-1 win at Sheffield United and their first victory of the season.
Barnes, who signed a new five-year deal with the Foxes in June, crashed home a brilliant winner six minutes after stepping off the bench.
It was tough on Chris Wilder’s side, for whom substitute Oli McBurnie had headed a deserved equaliser after Jamie Vardy fired the Foxes ahead with his first goal of the campaign just before half-time.
The Blades gave another good account of themselves, roared on again by a partisan Bramall Lane crowd as they poured forward in search of a second equaliser.
But Leicester were the classier side and they held on for all three points after drawing their first two matches, while the Blades tasted defeat for the first time since winning promotion back to the Premier League.
It will be recalled that Ndidi committed a blunder that resulted to Chelsea’s first goal against the Foxes but he made amends with the leveller.
Iheanacho has found game time hard to find and is yet to get a minute this season.