He puts it down to watching the Premier League as a

## ## Leicester City squad not afraid of honesty in Premier League rise

Midfielder Youri Tielemans reveals that the Leicester City dressing room is not free from blunt assessments when three Premier League points are not necessarily deservedYouri Tielemans scores for Leicester City against BurnleySign up to FREE email alerts from LeicestershireLive Weekday Leicester City FCSubscribeWhen you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy noticeThe ability to win in spite of a poor performance is one of the characteristics attributed to good sides, and at Leicester City, the players are not afraid to speak up when the three points have been less than deserved.City sit third in the Premier League table with the season on pause, with their lofty position aided by a record breaking eight match winning streak in the autumn.The first of those wins was a 2 1 home success against Burnley, Youri Tielemans scoring a second half winner for Brendan Rodgers’ side.It was not a vintage display, as the players bluntly pointed out after the match.Sign up to our Leicester City newsletter here Reflecting on the game, Tielemans told LCFC TV: “When I scored that goal, it felt like a relief for the team and the fans, because we weren’t good.”We won the game and after in the dressing room, I remember we were all looking at each other and we said: ‘We were awful today but we won’ and that’s the most important thing.”That’s sometimes how you have to win to get where we are now, in third.”The winner that day at the King Power Stadium was one of three Premier League goals Tielemans has scored this season, the same number he netted in his 13 match loan spell at the club last term.Read MoreLeicester City designs for Vichai statue unveiled as planning application submittedTielemans, who this month turned 23, defied a trend among overseas signings in that he adjusted to the speed of the Premier League quickly, something other midfielders are not always able to do.He puts it down to watching the Premier League as a youngster growing up in Belgium.”To be honest, it was like I expected it, very intense, a lot of running, a lot of challenges,” Tielemans added. “I like this game.”I wouldn say it’s made for me. But when I was younger I always watched Premier League football so you get used to playing that football by watching it.

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