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Leicester 2 – Burnley 2: Plenty of goals but no win at the King Power Stadium

Leicester City vs. Burnley

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On Saturday, Leicester and Burnley were held to a 2-2 draw at the King Power Stadium. With each team arriving on the back of a league defeat, they were both keen to pick up points. Leicester were hoping to get something from this game after losing 2-1 to Brighton & Hove Albion in their last match. Burnley were beaten 1-0 in the previous match against Arsenal. As it stands, Leicester are in 12th place on the table and has 7 points while Burnley sit in 19th with 2 points after 6 matches.

It was an impressive opening from The Clarets, thanks to a goal from Jamie Vardy at the 12 minute mark. The Foxes then went on to level the score at 1-1 at the 37 minute mark, thanks to a effort from Jamie Vardy. Burnley in turn, then responded just before half-time increasing their lead with an effort from Maxwel Cornet, which saw the first half end 1-2.

Leicester took the lead in the second half, with Jamie Vardy finding the net again just before the final whistle. The game ended 2-2.

For Leicester, Timothy Castagne, Kelechi Iheanacho and James Maddison, came on for Ricardo Pereira, Boubakary Soumare and Ademola Lookman. Burnley replaced Maxwel Cornet and Matej Vydra for Johann Gudmundsson and Ashley Barnes.

There were bookings for Jannik Vestergaard and Harvey Barnes from Leicester. For Burnley, Maxwel Cornet, Ashley Westwood, Johann Gudmundsson and James Tarkowski saw yellow.

Leicester will next travel to Crystal Palace, while Burnley will face Norwich City at home.

Technical card:
Leicester City: Kasper Schmeichel, Ricardo Pereira (Timothy Castagne, min.47), Jannik Vestergaard, Caglar Soyuncu, Ryan Bertrand, Wilfred Ndidi, Boubakary Soumare (Kelechi Iheanacho, min.63), Youri Tielemans, Jamie Vardy, Harvey Barnes and Ademola Lookman (James Maddison, min.78)
Burnley: Nick Pope, Matthew Lowton, James Tarkowski, Ben Mee, Charlie Taylor, Dwight McNeil, Ashley Westwood, Josh Brownhill, Maxwel Cornet (Johann Gudmundsson, min.45), Matej Vydra (Ashley Barnes, min.75) and Chris Wood
Stadium: the King Power Stadium
Goals: Jamie Vardy (0-1, min. 12), Jamie Vardy (1-1, min. 37), Maxwel Cornet (1-2, min. 40) and Jamie Vardy (2-2, min. 85)

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