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Leicester 2-0 Watford 2018 | Foxes win sees Marco Silva sacked

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Jamie Vardy’s first half penalty and Riyad Mahrez’s superb individual strike in second half stoppage time saw Leicester beat Watford 2-0 at the King Power yesterday afternoon. The win also saw the Foxes move ahead of Burnley, with Sean Dyche’s side going down to Manchester United at home.

The result has prompted the Watford board to part ways with Marco Silva. The Hornets have won only one of their last eleven and are 10th in the table at the time of Silva’s dismissal. However the board have said in an official statement that Everton’s approach for Silva had affected his focus, leading to the decision to part ways Continue reading

Newcastle 2-3 Leicester | Foxes ruin Magpies’ anniversary celebrations

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Leicester City picked up their third straight win and moved up to eighth after a late own goal gave them victory at St.James Park against struggling Newcastle. The Magpies were celebrating the 125th anniversary of their founding in the build-up to the game, but the result gave them little to cheer for, with Ayoze Perez’s late own goal ensuring that manager Rafa Benitez suffered three Premier League defeats on the bounce for the first time in his career.

Newcastle’s strikes came through Joselu and Gayle while Leicester’s goals arrived from the boots of Mahrez and Gray Continue reading

3 in a row for Shakespeare | West Ham 2 LCFC 3

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Craig Shakespeare becomes the first Leicester City manager to win his first three Premier League games in charge as the Foxes survive a second half barrage at the London Stadium to beat Slaven Bilic’s West Ham 3-2- their first win on the road in the 2016/17 league season.

Mahrez, Vardy and Huth the scorers for LCFC Continue reading