- Brighton’s Glenn Murray has scored six goals in his six home PL games this season
- Jamie Vardy scores late penalty kick
- Leicester 4 PL games unbeaten
10-man Leicester City fought back to draw 1-1 with Brighton and Hove Albion at the Amex Stadium on Saturday.
Glenn Murray gave Brighton the lead with a flicked header, but Jamie Vardy’s late penalty kick secured a point for Leicester.
The Foxes now have 18 points for the season and sit in 10th, while Brighton are in 12th on 15.
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Leicester had a penalty shout early on as Shinji Okazaki went down in the box but nothing was given.
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Soon after the Seagulls were ahead as veteran striker Murray flicked home a near post header from a corner into the net to continue his fine start to the season.
It got worse for Leicester before half time as James Maddison was shown a red card after two yellows in quick succession. First he was booked for fouling Anthony Knockaert, then he went down in the box and was shown a second yellow for simulation.
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In the second half Leicester battled their way back into the game and they were handed a perfect opportunity to grab a point.
Kayal lunged into a tackle in the box on Kelechi Iheanacho and Vardy stepped up to slam the spot kick home.
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That equalizer led to wild celebrations in the away end, as Leicester’s players battled until the final whistle for a point.