PREMIER LEAGUE

Iheanacho hits double figures, dreams Champions League football next season

Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho scored his 10th goal of the season today as Leicester City returned to winning ways with an emphatic 3-0 victory over Crystal Palace at the King Power Stadium.

The 23-year old has now scored in consecutive Premier League games, scoring Leicester City’s first goal in the 49th minute with an easy tap in assited by Belgium international Youri Tielemans.

Club legend Jamie Vardy bagged a late brace to get his 100th EPL goal and 21 goals in 30 appearances this season.

Iheanacho has scored 5 goals in 16 Premier League appearances, 10 in 22 matches in all competition.

The last time he hit double figures was in his debut season at Manchester City where he scored 14 in 34 apperances in the 2015/2016 season.

Iheanacho was withdrawn in the 62 minutes, while compatriot Wilfred Ndidi played full 90 minutes, his 27th Premier League game (2 goals and 1 assist), 34 in all competitions for Leicester City.

Brendan Rodgers’ Leicester City have been winless since the restart of football (2 draws and 2 Losses), and will thank his boys for a spirited second half performance, a win that keeps them in 3rd place with 58 points and on course for a place in the UEFA Champions League next season.

The Foxes will travel to London to face Arsenal on matchday 34.

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