- Albrighton feeds Slimani
- Leicester moves 15th
- West Ham 13th
Leicester City finished 2016 by showing its championship mettle one last time, as Islam Slimani headed the Foxes to a 1-0 win over West Ham United at King Power Stadium on Saturday.
The Foxes move six points clear of 18th place Sunderland, and are now two behind West Ham.
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And the Foxes kept up their fast start through Slimani, who headed Marc Albrighton‘s cross off the goal post.
The pair connected for a goal soon after, with Albrighton sweeping a right-footed cross over the West Ham back line for Slimani to nod across and into the goal.
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