Ahmed Musa scores brace in Leicester City lose to Barcelona

Leicester City’s new signing, Ahmed Musa, grabbed a brace but his goals could not help the Foxes overcome Barcelona’s firepower in their final International Champions Cup clash.

The encounter ended 4-2 at Friends Arena on in Solna, Sweden.

The Foxes were trailing the Spanish giants 3-0 at the end of the first half after goals from Munir, who grabbed a brace, and Suarez.

Leicester's Nigerian forward Ahmed Musa (R) vies with Barcelona Argentinian defender Javier Mascherano during the 2016 International Champions Cup friendly football match between FC Barcelona and Leicester City at Friends Arena on August 3, 2016 in Solna, Sweden. / AFP PHOTO / JONATHAN NACKSTRAND

The Nigerian international, a 46th minute substitute, brought spark to the English Premier League champions scoring twice in quick succession to threaten a remarkable comeback.

Barca’s Rafa Mujica, however, restored a two-goal advantage with a late strike.

Leicester now look forward to the Community Shield final against Manchester United at Wembley on Sunday.

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