- Vardy nabs game’s lone goal
- Leicester hits 40 points
- Baggies have 4 points since Feb.
The reigning champions are within striking distance of the top half after beating moribund West Brom 1-0 on Saturday at the Hawthorns.
Leicester City hit the 40-point mark behind Jamie Vardy‘s goal, his 12th of the PL season, while West Brom has six losses in eight matches in another post-safety swoon.
The Foxes are four points back of eighth place West Brom.
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Leicester worked its way into a power position during the first five minutes, and Wilfried Ndidi saw his shot deflected out for a sixth minute corner.
Vardy punished Pulis’ plans when Leicester took advantage of a poor back pass from Allan Nyom. Shinji Okazaki sent Vardy on goal, and the striker hit to the near post to beat a splayed Ben Foster. 1-0.
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Salomon Rondon hit a low shot that Schmeichel collected early in the second half as the Baggies aimed to recover.