Norwich 1-2 Leicester: Foxes back to winning ways at Carrow Road

Norwich 1-2 Leicester: The Foxes go back to winning ways at Carrow Road thanks to strikes from Jamie Vardy and Marc Albrighton

  • Leicester return to winning ways as they secure the three points at Carrow Road
  • The foxes took the after eight minutes thanks to Jamie Vardy’s Emphatic finish
  • Norwich equalised before half-time as Teemu Pukki scored from the spot
  • Marc Albrighton secured the win for Leicester late on with a deflected strike

Leicester City returned to winning ways as goals from Jamie Vardy and Marc Albrighton condemned Norwich to a third straight defeat. 

The Foxes took the lead after just eight minutes. Ricardo’s superb pull-back was followed up by an emphatic finish from Jamie Vardy. Norwich were level on the stroke of half-time when Temu Pukki sent Kasper Schmeichel the wrong way from the penalty spot after Caglar Soyuncu’s committed a foul in the area.

Both sides pushed for the winner but it was Marc Albrighton’s deflected striker in the 76th minute that gave Leicester all three points at Carrow road. 

More to follow. 

Jamie Vardy got on the scoresheet as Leicester got back to winning ways at Norwich City

Norwich were awarded a penalty after a VAR check a minute before half-time 

Teemu Pukki made no mistake from the spot as he sent Kasper Scmeichel the wrong way 

Norwich City 1-2 Leicester City  

Norwich City (4-3-3)

 1 Krul

2 Aarons

5 Hanley

4Gibson

21Williams

20 Lees-Melou (Booked at 25mins)(Substituted for Ruppat 73 minutes)

8 Gilmour (Substituted for Idah at 79 minutes)

23McLean

14Cantwell Booked at 82mins

22Pukki (Substituted for Sargent at 73 minutes)

17 Rashica

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Substitutes

6 Zimmermann

7 Rupp

10 Dowell 

19 Sørensen

24Sargent

28Gunn

30 Giannoulis

35 Idah

44 Omobamidele 

Leicester City (4-4-2)

 1 Schmeichel

21 Ricardo Pereira (Substituted for Castagne at 11 minutes)

18 Amartey

4 Söyüncü

33 Thomas

11 Albrighton (Booked at 69 minutes)

25 Ndidi

8 Tielemans

7 Barnes (Substituted for Iheanacho at 67 minutes)

9 Vardy

10 Maddison (Substituted for Dewsbury-Hall at 86 minutes)

Substitutes

12 Ward

14 Iheanacho

20 Choudhury

22 Dewsbury-Hall

26 Praet

27 Castagne

29 Daka

35 Jakupovic

42 Soumaré

 Referee: Robert Jones

Attendance: 26,765

 

His striker from the spot was his first goal in the Premier League since Norwich’s return 

Marc Albrighton (right) secured the victory for the Foxes thanks to a deflected strike

Norwich were disallowed a late equaliser as Todd Cantwell was deemed to be blocking the keeper’s view 


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