Premier League: Ndidi On Target, Iheanacho Subbed On As Leicester Beat Chelsea To Pile More Pressure On Lampard


Wilfred Ndidi got on the score sheet as Leicester City defeated Chelsea 2-0 at the King Power stadium on Tuesday night, to pile more pressure on Blues boss Frank Lampard, reports.

The win saw Leicester temporarily go top in the league table on 38 points, just a point above second placed Manchester United. For Chelsea, they stay in eight position on 29 points.

Kelechi Iheanacho was also in action for the Foxes after coming on for Jamie Vardy with two minutes left in the game.

It was Ndidi’s first Premier League goals in 16 months and his third against Chelsea.

Leicester took the lead as early as the 6th minute in somewhat fortunate circumstances through the unlikely source of Ndidi.
A short corner routine was worked to Harvey Barnes whose mistimed shot fell kindly for Ndidi who let fly from distance and put his side in front with the aid of the post.

The Foxes’ lead was almost doubled when James Maddison found a pocket of space 20 yards out, unleashed a…

Source: Complete Sports