Japan striker Shinji Okazaki got off to a winning start on his Premier League debut with Leicester City on Saturday, but admitted his frustration at not being able to get his name on the scoresheet in a 4-2 defeat of Sunderland.
Okazaki produced an energetic performance but was guilty of missed opportunities either side of the break after starting alongside England forward James Vardy.
“I was only able to do half of the things I wanted to do,” said Okazaki, the only summer signing to start the match for Claudio Ranieri’s side.
“I really wanted to finish those two chances I had. If you play well and don’t score, it means nothing. It is the forwards that get dropped first when the team stops winning.”
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