Bournemouth 1-1 Leicester City: Foxes stay unbeaten thanks to late Vardy penalty

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  • In-form Wilson scores bicycle goal
  • Mings stretchered off after Drinkwater tackle
  • Vardy converts late penalty
  • Foxes sit third behind Man City, Palace

Callum Wilson’s fourth goal in two Premier League matches looked to have Bournemouth en route to a second-straight win, but Leicester City’s penchant for results continued with Jamie Vardy’s 86th minute penalty at Vitality Stadium.

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Wilson’s goal was an overhead beauty, as he improvised at the near post before measuring — as much as you can with a bike — his shot past Kaspar Schmeichel.

Max Gradel was again a significant threat for Bournemouth, much to the chagrin of his former club, where he spent two years of his youth career and two of his first three professional seasons (the third was on loan to the Cherries).

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Cherries defender Tyrone Mings was a big summer buy for the club, but he was stretchered off after a violent tackle from the Foxes’ Danny Drinkwater. He was in considerable pain.

Just when it seemed Bournemouth would hold on and pick up a second successive Premier League win, Jamie Vardy was torn down in the box. Artur Boruc got a piece of Vardy’s penalty attempt, but not enough. 1-1.

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