Pearson: Things finally went our way in win against West Brom

After Leicester City came from behind twice to beat West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns, manager Nigel Pearson was delighted things finally went the way of the Foxes, but he’s not getting carried away about his side’s survival chances, reports BBC Sport.

Leicester City striker David Nugent cancelled out West Brom’s opener from Darren Fletcher, before Craig Gardner saw his goal cancelled out by City defender Robert Huth. Jamie Vardy then stole the points at the death to give the Foxes a real boost in their hopes of survival. Leicester ended the day only three points adrift of safety, and with a game in hand, but manager Nigel Pearson doesn’t want to get carried away.

“We still have an awful lot to do. We have had some occasions of late, especially in away games, where we don’t feel we have had things go our way. It’s nice to make things go our way,” he said.

Prior to Saturday’s dramatic victory against West Brom, Leicester had beaten West Ham at the King Power Stadium the week previous, and are now in a great position to get themselves out of trouble. While still bottom of the table with seven games to go, their game in hand could prove crucial in their survival bid. They face Swansea City at home, and Burnley away the week after, which could be two vital games to get out of the drop zone.

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