- Foxes improve PL lead to five points
- Norwich stays 17th on goal differential
- Ulloa bags late goal for win
Super sub Leonardo Ulloa‘s 89th minute goal lifted Leicester City to a 1-0 win over visiting Norwich City at King Power Stadium on Saturday.
The three points put the Foxes five points ahead of Arsenal and Spurs, who will both need Sunday wins to keep pace with the leaders.
Norwich remains 17th, but has now played one less game than idle No. 18 Newcastle.
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Leicester had the brighter overall start, but those last critical crosses and passes into the box were off target.
Jerome missed a free header off a corner kick before halftime, and we skated to the break at 0-0.
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The second half saw plenty of inviting crosses from Leicester, but no finish. Nathan Redmond tore into a shot in the 84th minute that tempted the goal but went wide of a flying Schmeichel and the far post.
That’s when Ulloa struck, finishing a wonderful cross from Albrighton.