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Kelechi Iheanacho was once again on target as Leicester whipped Crystal Palace 3- 0.
Iheanacho was on target for the second consecutive time in a row as Leicester City defeated Crystal Palace 3-0 at the King Power Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
The 23-year-old reached double figures in as many matches for the first time for the foxes, his goal number 10 in the outfit of Leicester at the same time, Jamie Verdy was on target scoring a brace as he netted his 100th and 101st Premier League goals.
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Kelechi Iheanacho has now hit double figures in goals for the first time since his debut pro season (2015/16). pic.twitter.com/7U153HGM4f
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With Leicester failing to win a match since the return of the Premier League amid the pandemic, with two draws and two loses in their last four games.
The first half ended in deadlock as neither team could find the back of the net.
Four minutes into the second half of the game Ihenacho scored a tap in to give Brendan Rodgers side the opening goal assisted by Youri Tielemans.
Iheanacho was replaced by Dennis Praet in the 64 minutes also his Super Eagles teammate Wilfred Ndid was also in action for the foxes playing the entire 90 minutes.
Jamie Vardy added two goals in 77 minute and an added-time goal to give the foxes a convincing 3-0 victory.
Leicester City maintains their third position on the table with 58 points just one above fourth-placed Chelsea who recorded a 3-0 win over Watford.