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Ndidi Bags Assist, Iheanacho Starts Again As Leicester Thrash Newcastle; Claim Consecutive Away Wins

Ndidi Bags Assist, Iheanacho Starts Again As Leicester Thrash Newcastle; Claim Consecutive Away Wins

Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi provided an assist as Leicester City thrashed Newcastle 3-0 in Wednesday’s Premier League games at St James’ Park, Completesports.com reports.

It is now back-to-back away league win for Leicester.

Ndidi set up Hamza Choudhury to make it 3-0 to Leicester with three minutes left in the game.

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Ndidi’s Eagles teammate Kelechi Iheanacho was once again in Leicester’s starting eleven before going off for Demarai Gray on 63rd minute.

Ayoze Perez opened the scoring for Leicester on 36 minutes, following a careless back pass from a Newcastle defender.

Another poor clearout from the back saw Leicester capitalise again and went 2-0 on 39 minutes through James Maddison.

While the game was Ndidi’s 20th league apprarance, Iheanacho featured in his fifth outing.

The win saw Leicester maintain second position on 45 points.

At St Mary’s, Southampton continues their revival following their hardfought 1-0 win against Tottenham Hotspur.

Danny Ings was the hero as his 17th minute superb strike, made it three wins for Southampton in their last four league games with one draw.

Spurs suffered a huge injury blow as Harry Kane went off holding his hamstring in the 75th minute.

The North London side are now sixth on 30 points with Southampton on 11th and with 25 points.

And at Vicarage Road, Nigerian forward Isaac Success was an unused substitute in 10-man Watford’s 2-1 win against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Success has only made four league appearances for Watford this season.

Gerard Deulofeu and Abdoulaye Doucoure scored on 30th and 49th minutes respectively to put Watford 2-0.

On the hour mark, Wolves pulled a goal back off Pedro Neto.

In the 70th minute, Watford were reduced to 10 men after Christian Kabasele was shown a straight red card, for stopping a Wolves player who was goalbound.

Watford are now unbeaten in four league games, securing three wins and one draw.

Despite the win Watford are 19th on 19 points while Wolves have now lost two straight league games, after losing to Liverpool before facing Watford.

By James Agberebi

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  • Kele has began starting games of late.
    Pls take note: the transfer window is on, make a move and save your career. Leicester won’t offer you the best to grow.