Leicester City had a strong victory over West Brom, and Vardy himself also had a brace thanks to two penalties.
Results West Brom vs Leicester – Premier League 2020/21
Underestimated but West Brom chose to advance the squad from the first minute. Leicester also chose to play attacking, but the lack of Maddison made their operation simpler than usual.
After 9 minutes, the most dangerous chance from the beginning of the match belonged to West Brom, but Diangana was too late, although Leicester’s goal was wide open.
Leicester City regained the game, holding the ball 63% but did not have a clear chance towards Johnstone’s goal. It was not until the 30th minute that the Foxes had Barnes’s shot hit the goalkeeper West Brom.
Minutes later, the visitors played urgently and had more opportunities. However, that is not enough for the two teams to change the scoreboard in the first half.
Leicester pushed up the squad in the early second half. However, the deployment phase of the visitors could not penetrate the opponent’s penalty area. It was not until the 57th minute that Praet escaped and brought the ball inside for rookie Castagne to score the opening goal for Leicester.
In the 72nd minute, Vardy was fouled in the penalty area and he delivered a successful free-kick that made Leicester 2-0. At the same time, Vardy equalized Ruud van Nistelrooy’s record as the second man to score in five consecutive away matches.
Less than 10 minutes later, Leicester were again awarded a penalty and still Vardy with a successful shot. The score was 3-0 in the 83rd minute for the fox. In the remaining minutes, West Brom’s efforts were not enough for them to have an honorable goal.
90 & # 39;: The second half was compensated for 3 minutes.
83 & # 39;: IN!
Vardy continued to deliver the penalty successfully.
82 & # 39;: Another penalty for Leicester.
81 & # 39;: With the last goal, Vardy equalized Ruud van Nistelrooy’s record as the second person to score in 5 consecutive away matches.
74 & # 39;: IN!
Vardy took the penalty successfully.
72 & # 39;: PENALTY
Vardy is fouled in the penalty area
68 & # 39;: Vardy has pain after the collision with goalkeeper Johnstone.
64 & # 39;: NOT IN!
Goalkeeper Johnston just punched the ball to save West Brom after Tielemans’s powerful free-kick
60 & # 39;: The ball went back to West Brom, but the last one, Vardy, was offside.
57 & # 39;: IN!
Rookie Castagne headed for Leicester.
54 & # 39;: Leicester pushed up the squad in the beginning of the second half. However, the deployment phase of the visitors could not penetrate the opponent’s penalty area.
46 & # 39;: Leicester serve.
HAPPY 2 START!
40 & # 39;: Leicester are playing urgently and have more opportunities.
36 & # 39;: Vardy shot was blocked, but before that he was offside.
30 & # 39;: NOT IN!
Barnes’s shot on the Leicester side hit the goalkeeper West Brom.
25 & # 39;: Sawyers’ decisive shot, but the ball did not hit the target.
21 & # 39;: Leicester lacks creativity during the past half of the first half.
16 & # 39;: A yellow card for Justin after a dangerous foul situation with Furlong right around the 16m50 circle.
14 & # 39;: DANGER!
Praet entered the West Brom penalty area and made a cross, but the ball did not reach his teammates’ feet.
9 & # 39;: NOT IN!
The most dangerous opportunity from the start of the match belongs to West Brom. However, Diangana entered too late, although Leicester’s goal was wide open.
8 & # 39;: Leicester City lacked Maddison, making their play simpler than usual.
4 & # 39;: Underestimated, but West Brom are advancing the squad. Leicester is also choosing an attacking style.
1 & # 39;: The match begins! West Brom served first.
For your convenience, Live3s.com update second by second match events, line-ups and stats of West Brom vs Leicester:
West Bromwich Albion: Johnstone, Furlong, Gibbs, O’Shea, Bartley, Ajayi, Sawyers, Livermore, Diangana, Pereira, Robinson.
Leicester City: Schmeichel, Justin, Castagne, Soyuncu, Ndidi, Mendy, Praet, Tielemans, Barnes, Perez, Vardy.
West Brom vs Leicester judgment:
Leicester did not win all of the last 8 away matches in the 2019/20 Premier League. They lost five out of this series of eight no wins, including a 0-1 defeat to Norwich, which was subsequently relegated.
Encountering a ‘newcomer’ like West Brom is an opportunity for The Foxes to erase the unhappy “streak”. The past shows: Foxes often smile every time they play on West Brom’s field.
Specifically, Leicester have won all four times as the last visitors in the Premier League framework against West Brom. The last time they competed at The Hawthorns, The Foxes triumphed with a score of 4-1.
Leicester are on a different level than a ‘new ghost’ like West Brom. If nothing too surprising, The Foxes will bring 3 points when leaving The Hawthorns.