On their King Power “Stadium” grounds, Leicester resisted the onslaught of “Red” artillery, especially their Danish goalkeeper Kasper Sch
On their King Power “Stadium” grounds, Leicester resisted the onslaught of “Red” artillery, especially their Danish goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, who stopped or cleared several shots, including a penalty taken by Egyptian striker Mohamed Salah at minute 16 ´.
Thanks to Schmeichel’s performance, the match ended the first half tied at zero, but in the second, the hosts went on the attack and scored the winning goal at minute 59 ‘, through striker Ademola Lookman.
The victory allows Leicester to rise to the ninth seat in the general classification with 25 points, while Liverpool remained with 41, the same as Chelsea and six from leader Manchester City.
In other results of the day, West Ham United defeated Watford 4-1 and after Tottenham’s 1-1 draw with Southampton, took the fifth seat of the competition.
“The Hammers”, as their West Ham fans call them, recovered from an uncertain start after conceding a goal just after minute four of the game, through Nigerian forward Emmanuel Dennis.
However, the men of Scottish coach David Moyes instead of being daunted, sought the equalizer and got it at minute 27 by Czech midfielder Tomas Soucek.
Two minutes later, fellow Algerian midfielder Said Benrahma built the lead 2-1 to close the first half.
In the second section, goals from After the start of the second half, captain Mark Noble, from a penalty at minute 58 and that of Croatian center-forward Nikola Vlasic at 90 + 3, sealed the score.
Meanwhile, Cristal Palace beat Norwich City 3-0 and moved to 10th with 23 points.
Tomorrow the leading man Manchester City (47) will face Brentford (20), while Chelsea will measure forces with Brighton (23).
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