Stoke City 2-2 Leicester City: Foxes battle back for road point

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  • Krkic, Walters score early
  • But Mahrez, Vardy score later
  • Leicester second with 12 points
  • Potters still in 18th with 3 points

If there’s one certainty this early season, it’s that Claudio Ranieri’s Leicester is always willing to Leicester.

And Leicestering, in this day and age, is quite good.

The Foxes spotted Stoke City a 2-0 lead after 20 minutes, but battled back to claim a point at the Britannia Stadium in a 2-2 draw on Saturday.

Bojan Krkic and Jon Walters scored the goals for Stoke, while Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy brough the point home for Leicester City,

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Stoke went up with a emotional goal for Bojan, who missed much of last season with injury. The ex-Barcelona man was played in by a slick pass from under-appreciated playmaker Marko Arnautovic.

And Jon Walters was the next to hit the scoreboard, capitalizing on a pair of defensive errors from Robert Huth and Wes Morgan.

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Leicester pulled one back in the second half when red-hot Riyad Mahrez converted a PK, and the Foxes — no one’s said this before — had their tails up.

Then Vardy. Leicester’s striker has had some controversy off the pitch but has been brilliant on it. And the Foxes had come back to bring the Tinkerman level at the Britannia.