Kasper Schmeichel says Leicester helicopter crash will stay with him

Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha's funeral gets underway in Thailand

Leicester City Owner’s Funeral Takes Place in Thailand

Leicester City's team arrive at Wat Thepsirin Buddhist temple in Bangkok on the second day of funeral ceremony for Leicester City's Thai owner and duty-free mogul, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha on November 4, 2018.

Srivaddhanaprabha, 60, was one of five people on board the aircraft when it burst into flames after crashing in a parking lot next to the club's King Power Stadium around an hour after the club's 1-1 draw with West Ham last Saturday.

In the pre-match warmup the players wore white T-shirts bearing an image of Srivaddhanaprabha, below the words "the boss".

Demarai Gray's victor proved the difference but Schmeichel's clean sheet, after being in tears during the pre-match minute's silence, highlighted Leicester's collective resilience.

Many of Leicester's players and staff travelled to Thailand after the win over Cardiff in order to attend Vichai's funeral, including Jamie Vardy, Kasper Schmeichel and Wes Morgan.

Vichai bought Leicester in 2010.

He said: 'That was a tough game, not just on the pitch, but mentally.

A second-half goal from Demarai Gray sparked jubilation amongst Leicester's players and fans, although referee Lee Probert will face criticism for booking the forward after he took his shirt off in celebration. The Leicester City players attended a prayer ceremony at a Buddhist temple yesterday, and will to do the same today, before flying back to the United Kingdom tomorrow.

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Massive banners featuring Thailand's flag saying "R.I.P. Vichai" moved across the stadium, and the crowd observed a minute of silence.

Following the final whistle, players and staff made their way over to the travelling supporters to show their appreciation at the end of a traumatic week.

Ahead of the match, Leicester City head coach Claude Puel said, "The game is not important, the result is not important but our desire, our action, our power to give our best on the pitch, to honour our chairman - I think is the most important thing". He used to come down at home games, have a joke and laugh, and always say, "I want a win and three points".

"I feel proud. It's been a really tough week for everyone". They are in a good moment. "We did it for him and his family".

Harry Kane fired the Spurs to a 3-0 lead after 62 minutes after Erik Lamela and Lucas Moura had earlier struck twice in three minutes to put the north London side in charge.

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.

Newcastle claimed its first league victory in 11 games by defeating Watford 1-0.

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