Leicester City grab 1-0 win over Everton at Goodison Park - FOOTBALL FLAME

Leicester City grab 1-0 win over Everton at Goodison Park





Leicester City beat Everton 1-0 through Jamie Vardy's 58th-minute strike to move up to into seventh place in the English Premier League.

After a poor first half, the decisive goal came when Everton defender Michael Keane mis-controlled the ball to Ricardo Pereira, who sent Vardy through.

The striker made no mistake with a low drive past Jordan Pickford before celebrating with a cartwheel in front of the travelling Foxes fans.


Gylfi Sigurdsson blasted over from a promising position for Everton but Leicester should have doubled their lead when Harry Maguire somehow missed the target from point-blank range.

Everton, with just one win from their last eight games have now failed to win in their last four home matches while the win moves Leicester up into seventh place, on 31 points, four behind Manchester United.

Everton boss Silva was frank in his assessment of his team's performance.
He said:
"A disappointing result, poor performance to be honest. In this moment we have to be honest and look clear at the game.

"Poor performance since the first minute, we knew what they came here to do, playing a 4-5-1 and waiting for our mistake."

But Leicester boss Claude Puel was delighted with the way his team carried out his game plan.

"The organisation of the team was perfect and I am happy for the players because we lost our last game at home to Cardiff and it was not a fair result," the Frenchman said.

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