West Brom 2-3 Leicester City: Vardy scores late of Foxes come from behind twice to win at the Hawthorns

Leicester City forward Jamie Vardy scored in the dying minutes of the game, as the relegation-threatened Foxes came from a goal down for the second time in the game to take all three points against an out-of-form West Brom side, reports BBC Sport.

Reeling after a humiliating home defeat to Crystal Palace, West Brom started strongly against their Midlands, scoring inside of 10 minutes through former Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher. The Scotland international headed home for Albion’s opener, but Leicester fought back.

David Nugent equalised in the 20th minute for Leicester, poking home from close range, while taking advantage of some questionable West Brom defending.

The hosts fought back minutes later, however, with Craig Gardner’s deflected volley putting West Brom back into the lead mid-way through the first-half.

After the break, Leicester pushed on to find an equaliser. They knew their Premier League survival could well depend on it, and eventually got a response for their endeavour.

Robert Huth – a former Tony Pulis employee at Stoke – popped up with an equaliser to ruin his ex-manager’s afternoon , and it got worse for Albion 10 minutes later.

West Brom’s Gareth McAuley lost possession to Jamie Vardy on the halfway line, and the Leicester forward ran half the length of the field, before striking a hard effort into the far corner to put Leicester ahead for the first time in the game.

The result caps a bad run of form for West Brom, while Leicester are now dreaming or survival, going just three points off safety.

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