Newcastle beats Leicester 1-0, moves closer to EPL survival

Soccer 04/12/19, 16:11

Newcastle took a big step toward Premier League survival by winning 1-0 at Leicester on Friday, with Ayoze Perez scoring the first-half winner for Rafa Benitez's side.The Spanish forward flicked in a near-post header from Matt Ritchie's left-wing cross in the 32nd minute at King Power Stadium.The victory moved Newcastle ...

Vardy helps Leicester to 4-1 victory over Huddersfield

Soccer 04/06/19, 12:02

Jamie Vardy scored twice as Leicester beat Huddersfield 4-1 on Saturday to make it four successive wins in the Premier League.Youri Tielemans and James Maddison also scored for Brendan Rodgers' side.Aaron Mooy scored the only goal for already relegated Huddersfield on the day he met an American girl who gained ...

Leicester beats Bournemouth amid fresh tributes to Vichai

Soccer 03/30/19, 12:41

Brendan Rodgers celebrated a third victory in four games at the start of his managerial reign as Leicester beat Bournemouth 2-0 in the English Premier League on a day of fresh tributes to the club's former owner.With Harry Maguire suspended, 35-year-old captain Wes Morgan started and scored in the 11th ...

Vardy nets 2 as Leicester beats Fulham 3-1 in EPL

Soccer 03/09/19, 12:40

Jamie Vardy reached 100 goals for Leicester by scoring twice in a 3-1 win over Fulham on Saturday that pushed the visitors closer to relegation from the English Premier League.Vardy made it 2-1 in the 78th minute to reach the century mark across all competitions and then netted his 101st ...

Rodgers starts Leicester reign with 2-1 defeat at Watford

Sports 03/03/19, 09:27

Brendan Rodgers saw Leicester concede a goal in the opening five minutes of his first match in charge before letting in an injury-time goal to lose 2-1 to Watford in the Premier League on Sunday.Rodgers is back in England's top flight for the first time since October 2015 — when ...

Leicester begins Rodgers era with 2-1 win over Brighton

Soccer 02/26/19, 17:42

Leicester held on to beat Brighton 2-1 in the Premier League on Tuesday and begin the Brendan Rodgers era with the team's first victory since New Year's Day.Rodgers quit Scottish champion Celtic to sign a 3½-year deal at Leicester just before kickoff and watched the game from the stands.The former ...

Eriksen helps title-chasing Tottenham beat Leicester 3-1

Soccer 02/10/19, 16:41

Christian Eriksen created the opener before scoring himself as Tottenham beat Leicester 3-1 on Sunday, putting the north London club five points behind front-runners Manchester City and Liverpool.It was third-placed Tottenham's fourth successive league win without injured top-scorer Harry Kane.Kieran Trippier's corner was played short to Eriksen, who floated in ...

Wolves score in injury time to grab 4-3 win over Leicester

Soccer 01/19/19, 10:08

Diogo Jota completed a hat trick in the third minute of stoppage time as Wolverhampton Wanderers snuffed out Leicester's fightback to recover a 4-3 win in the Premier League on Saturday.Leicester captain Wes Morgan had brought his side level for the second time in the 87th minute with a header ...

Vardy opens 2019 with winner for Leicester at Everton in EPL

Soccer 01/01/19, 09:30

Jamie Vardy scored the Premier League's first goal of 2019 to earn Leicester a 1-0 win at Everton in a low-quality match to begin the new year on Tuesday.In a goal that summed up the home side's sloppy display, Everton winger Theo Walcott misdirected a header from a clearance and ...

Camarasa leaves it late as Cardiff beats Leicester

Soccer 12/29/18, 12:30

Victor Camarasa's stunning stoppage-time strike earned Cardiff a vital 1-0 win at Leicester in the Premier League on Saturday after Neil Etheridge's inspired display.The Cardiff goalkeeper saved James Maddison's second-half penalty before Camarasa struck from 25 yards (meters).Philippines international Etheridge pulled off a string of fine saves to help earn ...

Leicester hands Man City second loss in 4 days in EPL

Soccer 12/26/18, 12:47

Manchester City suffered a second surprise defeat in as many English Premier League matches when it lost at Leicester 2-1 on Wednesday.The defending champion, which also went down at home to Crystal Palace 3-2 on Saturday, is down in third place, seven points adrift of leader Liverpool and one point ...

Vardy the matchwinner as Leicester beats Chelsea 1-0

Soccer 12/22/18, 12:31

Leicester won at Chelsea for the first time in 18 years after a goal by former England striker Jamie Vardy clinched a surprise 1-0 away victory in the English Premier League on Saturday.Eden Hazard struck the crossbar in the first half and teammate Marcus Alonso hit the post late on ...

Shock home EPL defeats for Man City and Chelsea

Sports 12/22/18, 12:17

Roy Hodgson's Crystal Palace claimed a shock 3-2 victory against defending champion Manchester City on Saturday to end the only 100 percent home record in the English Premier League.No one could have predicted what was to come when Ilkay Gundogan gave second-placed City a 27th-minute lead.Struggling Palace hit back, however, ...

No Zaha, no problem as Crystal Palace beats Leicester 1-0

Soccer 12/15/18, 12:39

Crystal Palace showed it can cope without Wilfried Zaha, the club's most influential player, when the London team edged Leicester 1-0 in the English Premier League on Saturday.The Ivory Coast forward was sidelined through suspension but captain Luka Milivojevic produced an outstanding first-half finish to lift his side to 15th ...

Maddison atones for red card with superb goal for Leicester

Soccer 12/01/18, 13:19

A week after getting sent off for diving, James Maddison showed another side of his game by scoring a brilliant goal to help Leicester beat Watford 2-0 in the English Premier League on Saturday.The playmaker brought down a long ball forward, juggled the ball past his marker, before sending a ...

Vardy rescues a point for 10-man Leicester at Brighton

Soccer 11/24/18, 13:07

Substitute Jamie Vardy rescued a point for 10-man Leicester as the Foxes fought back to draw 1-1 at Brighton in the Premier League on Saturday.The forward was only deemed fit enough to be named as a substitute for Leicester following a groin injury, but he fired home a second-half penalty ...

Leicester held 0-0 by Burnley in first home game since crash

Soccer 11/10/18, 13:29

Leicester was held by Burnley to 0-0 in an emotional first home game since the death of owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha on Saturday.Leicester City's Jonny Evans, right, controls the ball in the air during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Burnley at the King Power stadium, Leicester, ...

Last-gasp Ndidi saves Leicester in EPL draw with West Ham

Soccer 10/27/18, 15:25

Leicester avoided a third successive English Premier League defeat after a late equalizer from Wilfred Ndidi rescued a 1-1 draw with West Ham at King Power Stadium on Saturday.Manager Claude Puel dropped talismanic striker Jamie Vardy to the Leicester bench and the controversial decision looked to have backfired when his ...

Newcastle owner on hand to see 5th EPL loss to Leicester

Soccer 09/29/18, 14:19

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley witnessed the problems he's wrought for his winless side as it lost for the fifth time in seven matches in the English Premier League on Saturday.Ashley was at a game at St. James' Park for the first time since May 2017 as Newcastle lost to Leicester ...

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