"We all wanted to go to his funeral", says Leicester's Schmeichel

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He died with four others died when his helicopter crashed on take off at Leiceter's King Power Stadium shortly after last week's game against West Ham.

Leicester - who lost Harry Maguire to injury after 27 minutes - nearly fell behind on the half-hour mark when Victor Camarasa's 25-yard free-kick cannoned back off Kasper Schmeichel's crossbar.

Leicester players and fans paid tribute to late owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in emotional scenes following the Foxes' 1-0 win over Cardiff.

Demarai Gray's second half strike secured the three points for Leicester in their first game since the tragic accident, which killed five people, including Thai owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.

Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel felt the tragedy more than most as he witnessed the immediate aftermath of the crash moments after the helicopter went down.

"He's now the leader of Thai football and leader of world football because he changed a lot of things when he took the chairmanship of Leicester City", Thai football legend Kiatisuk "Zico" Senamuang told AFP outside the ceremony, his tone sombre.

Cardiff placed a wreath on the field, as the Leicester squad led the minute's silence.

"It was great to experience this result with the fans at the end because it was all the family together to honour our chairman", Puel said before he and the players embarked on a 13-hour flight to Bangkok to attend Srivaddhanaprabha's funeral.

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"We were very close to the chairman", captain Wes Morgan said.

"I think it was a day that they really needed to get out the way now", Tanner said. It's what Vichai would have wanted and that's what we are going to do.

"Sometimes referees have to do what they have to do and in this instance the law is quite clear on it", he said.

Still unbeaten after 11 league games, Liverpool picked up what in normal circumstances would be a valuable point from an enthralling 1-1 draw at Arsenal on Saturday.

Manchester United fought back from one goal down to beat Bournemouth 2-1 at the Vitality Stadium as second-half substitute Marcus Rashford scored the victor in injury time.

Goals from Erik Lamela and Harry Kane put Spurs 3-0 up before penalties from Ruben Neves and Raul Jimenez gave the Wolves hope.

The home team, though, caused an attack of the jitters for Tottenham after narrowing the deficit to 3-2 with penalties from Ruben Neves and Raul Jimenez, both awarded after fouls by 20-year-old Argentine centre back Juan Foyth on his league debut.

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