Hull City manager Steve Bruce was disappointed that his side again failed to take their chances as they lost 1-0 at home to Leicester City.
Bruce had billed the game as bigger than Hull's FA Cup final appearance last season, when they lost in extra time to Arsenal, and was ultimately forced to swallow the same sinking feeling as he had at Wembley.
Now, instead of opening up a nine-point buffer on Leicester, Hull are just three clear of bottom-of-the-table Leicester and level with Burnley and Crystal...
Leicester clung on by their fingertips to a first victory in 14 Premier League matches at Hull, easing some of the pressure on manager Nigel Pearson and ensuring that the Tigers remain mired in the relegation battle.
Both sides finished with 10 men after late red cards for Paul Konchesky and Stephen Quinn, but it was the 32nd-minute strike by Riyad Mahrez that settled matters in the visitors' favour.
The Foxes were at times passengers in a low-quality contest, but given their current plight this...
Hull boss Steve Bruce has labelled Sunday's Premier League clash with Leicester a bigger game than last season's FA Cup final.
The Tigers host Nigel Pearson's strugglers at the KC Stadium buoyed by their 3-1 Boxing Day win at Sunderland -- a first league win in 11 attempts since Oct. 4.
That lifted them out of the bottom three and six points clear of the rock-bottom Foxes, but Bruce knows there is still much work to be done if they are to drag themselves out of a relegation fight and for that reason,...