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Jubilant Leeds United take all 3 points against Leicester City, in a 3-1 win

Technical card:
Leicester City: Kasper Schmeichel, Timothy Castagne (Ricardo Pereira, min.37), Jonny Evans, Wesley Fofana (Cengiz Under, min.80), James Michael Justin, Marc Albrighton (Caglar Soyuncu, min.46), Youri Tielemans, Nampalys Mendy, James Maddison, Harvey Barnes and Ayoze Perez
Leeds United: Illan Meslier, Luke Ayling, Pascal Struijk, Liam Cooper, Ezgjan Alioski, Raphinha (Helder Costa, min.80), Stuart Dallas, Rodrigo Moreno (Mateusz Klich, min.21), Kalvin Phillips, Jack Harrison and Patrick Bamford
Stadium: the King Power Stadium
Goals: Harvey Barnes (1-0, min. 13), Stuart Dallas (1-1, min. 15), Patrick Bamford (1-2, min. 70) and Jack Harrison (1-3, min. 84)

Leeds eased past Leicester in a 3-1 victory on Sunday at the King Power Stadium. Leicester City were looking for a victory following a disappointing 1-1 draw with Everton in their previous game. Leeds United were able to continue their winning streak after a 2-1 win against Newcastle United in their last match. As the table looks today, Leicester City are in 3rd place, with 39 points from 21 matches, while Leeds United sit in 12th, with 29 points from 21.

Leicester City started strong and were rewarded, thanks to a goal from Harvey Barnes in the 13th minute. However, they didn’t maintain the lead for long though, an equalizer from a Stuart Dallas, 15 minutes in brought Leeds United level, thereby seeing the first half to a 1-1.

Leeds United continued to pile on the pressure the second half and were rewarded, beginning with a goal from Patrick Bamford, 70 minutes in. Later, Leeds United scored again and increased their advantage thanks to a goal from Jack Harrison, 84 minutes in. The game ended with a 3-1 victory for Leeds United.

For Leicester, Ricardo Pereira, Caglar Soyuncu and Cengiz Under came on for Rodrigo Moreno and Raphinha, while Leeds replaced Mateusz Klich and Helder Costa with Rodrigo Moreno and Raphinha.

The referee booked Luke Ayling, Stuart Dallas and Mateusz Klich for Leeds United.

Leicester City will next play Fulham away, with Leeds United facing Everton at home.

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