Ndidi, Lookman star as Leicester end run of three league games without a win

Ndidi, Lookman star as Leicester end run of three league games without a win

Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and Ademola Lookman were in action as Leicester City beat Watford 4-2 at the King Power Stadium on Sunday.

 


Ndidi and Ademola Lookman started the game, while Kelechi Iheanacho was among the substitutes for Leicester City.

 

Watford’s manager Claudio Ranieri also handed Emmanuel Dennis and William Troost-Ekong a place in the starting eleven.

 

However, Watford fell behind in the 16th minute after James Maddison capitalized on an error from William Troost-Ekong.

 

Watford responded and restored parity on the half-hour mark when Josh King netted from the penalty spot after Emmanuel Dennis was fouled in the box by Wilfred Ndidi.

 

Leicester City regained their lead thanks to a quick brace from Jamie Vardy in the 34th and 42nd minutes respectively.

 

Watford managed to get back into the game as Emmanuel Dennis reduced the deficit the 61st minute when Dennis pounced on an error from Timothy Castagne.

 

Leicester City also restored their two-goal lead in the 68th minute, when Ademola Lookman beat Watford defenders to score the fourth goal.

 

The victory sees Rodgers’ side end a run of three games without a win in the top flight to move up to ninth in the table, while defeat keeps Watford in 16th, four points clear of the drop zone.

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