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Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel emulates father, Peter, with last minute goal

The City stopper rose highest to head home a last-ditch cross although match officials at first awarded the score to his teammate.

KASPER SCHMEICHEL SCORED an incredible injury-time equaliser for Championship leaders Leicester City to rescue a point against Yeovil.

The City goalkeeper — son of former Manchester United and Denmark legend, Peter Schmeichel — rose highest in the box to make it 1-1. The ball crashed over the underside of the bar and bounced over the line.

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The ball crashed off the underside of the bar and was initially not given, leaving Chris Wood to smack home the rebound. Schmeichel, speaking post-match, said it was clear that his header had crossed the line, joking that he would soon have a conversation with Wood and claim the goal ahead of his teammate. The dubious goals committee will make a ruling on the score in the coming days.

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Schmeichel’s father famously scored a late, headed goal for United in a 1995 UEFA Cup match against Rotor Volgograd.

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