Jamie Vardy saved up his sensible scoring record in opposition to Arsenal by coming off the bench to earn Leicester a 1-Zero win at Emirates Stadium within the Premier League.
Restricted to simply the ultimate half-hour whereas he manages his return from a calf harm, Vardy had adequate time to internet his 11th league objective in opposition to Arsenal — probably the most he has scored in opposition to a single opponent within the competition.
It was a superb objective, too, with a nice cross over the protection by Youri Tielemans setting free substitute Cengiz Under, who crossed for Vardy to stoop and head residence from shut vary within the 80th minute.
Leicester bounced back from residence losses to West Ham and Aston Villa to record a primary win away to Arsenal since 1973. Brendan Rodgers’ group has received all three of its away games thus far, scoring 9 targets within the course of.
Alexandre Lacazette had a objective disallowed for Arsenal within the fourth minute. His near-post header from a nook was dominated out seemingly for offside in opposition to Granit Xhaka, who was standing in a central place close to the road because the ball went previous him and into the web.
Otherwise, the hosts barely troubled Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, whose protection sat deep and soaked up stress — simply because it did at Man City within the 5-2 win at Etihad Stadium.
Since opening with a 3-Zero win at Fulham, Mikel Arteta’s group has averaged only a objective a game in its last 5 games and star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hasn’t scored in that interval.
Arsenal has received three and misplaced three of its six matches thus far.
[ Attribution HT]