- Slimani scores in both halves
- Mee turns Mahrez cross into own goal
- Foxes get much needed PL win
Record-signing Islam Slimani looks the real deal through two matches in a Leicester City uniform, as the champs beat Burnley 3-0 at King Power Stadium on Saturday.
Slimani scored in first half stoppage time before striking again in the 48th minute off a Jamie Vardy heel flick to make it 2-0.
The Foxes move ninth, with 7 points, while Burnley sits 15th for the time being with four points.
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Despite a couple early promises proffered by Burnley, the reigning champs in blue really claimed control of the half as we neared the half-hour mark.
Riyad Mahrez dribbled well, despite plenty of attention paid to him and Algerian teammate Islam Slimani, winning a corner than began a series of possessive enquiries from the hosts.
Steven Defour‘s low doorstep header was collected by Leicester backup ‘keep Ron-Robert Zieler, and the Foxes soon struck the other way. Record signing Slimani made sure Leicester had a lead at the break.
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