Leicester took the lead at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday through Jamie Vardy’s 17th Premier League goal of the season. But champions City showed grit and determination despite Leicester’s threat on the counter-attack and Riyad Mahrez equalised against his old club with a deflected drive. 1 1059876 Raheem Sterling won a penalty that Ilkay Gundogan converted and Gabriel Jesus struck after the break to move City within a point of their second-placed visitors, who remain 10 behind leaders Liverpool. Results | Points Table | Fixtures Kevin De Bruyne was outstanding against Arsenal last time out and his low 20-yard drive rattled the outside of the post with Kasper Schmeichel scrambling, but it was Leicester who took the lead with their first shot in the 22nd minute. Harvey Barnes sent Vardy free down the left channel and he burst away from Fernandinho with ease before expertly lifting a deft finish over the onrushing Ederson. Mahrez had been giving Ben Chilwell a tough time and, after he beat the full-back again, the former Foxes star’s shot flew past Schmeichel, clipping the unlucky Caglar Soyuncu on its way in. City were ahead by the interval, Ricardo Pereira clumsily bringing down Sterling with Gundogan… Read full this story
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