- Vardy scores another Leicester PK
- Schlupp adds insurance tally
- Mbokani scores for Norwich
Leicester City is back in the Top Four after building a two-goal lead at Carrow Road before holding on to beat Norwich City 2-1 on Saturday.
Norwich’s nine points have them in 13th, while Leicester sits fourth.
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Shinji Okazaki was wide of the goal with an off-balance header for the match’s first true chance.
Jamie Vardy earned and converted a penalty moments later to put the Foxes up. Seb Bassong took the Premier League’s leading scorer down to some debate, but earned the whistle.
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It took less than two minutes of second-half play for Leicester to score on the break, as Schlupp slipped through the Norwich defense to add a N'Golo Kante pass to the scoreboard.
Not that Norwich didn’t engineer a scare. Mbokani netted a header in the 68th minute, and Nathan Redmond saw his late rip hit the crossbar.
5 – Jamie Vardy has now scored in five successive Premier League games. Guarantee.
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) October 3, 2015