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Leicester City triumph over Fulham in an emphatic 2-0 win

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Technical card:
Fulham: Kasper Schmeichel, Ricardo Pereira, Caglar Soyuncu, Jonny Evans, James Michael Justin, Ayoze Perez, Youri Tielemans, James Maddison, Hamza Choudhury, Harvey Barnes and Kelechi Iheanacho
Leicester City: Alphonse Areola, Tosin Adarabioyo, Ola Aina, Joachim Andersen, Kenny Tete, Harrison Reed, Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa, Antonee Robinson, Ademola Lookman, Aleksandar Mitrovic and Ruben Loftus-Cheek
Stadium: Craven Cottage
Goals: Kelechi Iheanacho (0-1, min. 17) and James Michael Justin (0-2, min. 44)

Leicester snatched all three points from Fulham in a 2-0 victory on Wednesday, at Craven Cottage. Fulham were looking for a victory after a 2-2 draw against West Bromwich Albion. Leicester City, on the other hand, were beaten 3-1 in the previous match against Leeds United. After today’s result, Fulham are in 18th place on the table and has 14 points while Leicester City sit in 3rd with 42 points after 22 matches.

Leicester City dominated the first half, thanks to a goal from Kelechi Iheanacho, 17 minutes in. Later, Leicester City took the lead with a goal form a goal from James Michael Justin in the 44th minute just before half-time to secure a 2-0 win. Both teams struggled to produce anything in the second half and the game ended 2-0.

Both managers used allfull available substitutions. For Fulham, Mario Lemina, Ivan Cavaleiro and Bobby Reid came on for Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa, Kenny Tete and Ruben Loftus-Cheek, while Leicester brought on Marc Albrighton, Nampalys Mendy and Daniel Amartey to replace Ayoze Perez, Hamza Choudhury and Harvey Barnes.

There were bookings for Harrison Reed, Ola Aina and Ivan Cavaleiro from Fulham and Nampalys Mendy for Leicester.

Fulham will play their next game at home against West Ham United, while Leicester City will face Wolverhampton Wanderers away.

*The credit for all of photos in this article belongs to AP*

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