Puel to lead most of Leicester squad to Thailand for Srivaddhanaprabha’s funeral

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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. We are a family and wanted to pay our last respects together.

Banners were shared between both sets of fans and Srivaddhanaprabha's name was sung repeatedly.

"It was tough to prepare this game, important to find the good balance between emotion and concentration for this game", manager Claude Puel, whose team was to fly to Thailand for Vichai's funeral, told the BBC.

Leicester City manager Claude Puet led numerous club's star players - including England defender Harry Maguire, striker Jamie Vardy and goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel - into the Buddhist temple in Bangkok on Sunday. "It has been an emotional day and glad we got three points for him".

Also joining them along with the club's director of football, Jon Rudkin were team captain Wes Morgan, defenders Harry Maguire, Christian Fuchs and Ben Chiwell, midfielders James Maddison, Marc Albrighton and Andy King.

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

But the mood changed when referee Probert followed the letter of the law and booked Gray under a mandatory Federation Internationale de Football Association rule that says players must not remove their shirt over their head.

Billionaire Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was laid to rest at a VIP service in Thailand - as his team held a silence at their first game since the tragic death a week ago.

"I am only 50 percent happy because we wanted to win".

United started poorly and deservedly trailed through Callum Wilson's early goal before Anthony Martial equalised before the break.

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With crucial Champions League ties against PSV Eindhoven and Inter Milan in November, as well as London derbies against Crystal Palace and Chelsea, Pochettino was forced to do without Eric Dier who was declared unfit, while Mousa Dembele limped off in the first half.

"The second half was much better".

They left England for Bangkok after an emotional 1-0 win over Cardiff in their first game after the crash that killed two others passengers and two pilots.

Richarlison's brace inspired Everton's 3-1 win over Brighton at Goodison Park.

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