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Super Eagles forward, Kelechi Iheanacho made it two goals from two outings for Champions League chasers Leicester City when they can from behind to defeat Brighton and Hove Albion 2-1 at the American Express Stadium, AOIFootball.com reports.

 

Having scored in their 1-1 draw against Burnley, Iheanacho kept his place in the starting XI whilst fellow countryman Wilfred Ndidi returned to his preference midfield role after holding in at center-back in the last game.

 

However, just like their last game, the visitors fell to yet another early goal when Neal Maupay set up Adam Lallana with the former Liverpool striker firing home to give the host a deserved lead after just 10 minutes.

 

Down but not out, the Foxes changed the scope of the game in the second period and got their reward after the hour mark when Yuri Tielemans picked up Iheanacho with a lovely pass before the Nigerian kept his cool and composure to strike home for 1-1.

 

Second-half substitutes Daniel Amartey then set up Ghana’s Amartey with the midfielder striking home for 2-1 to seal the victory for the Foxes and move them momentarily above Manchester United who hosts rivals Manchester City later on Sunday.

 

Iheanacho, who has now scored 3 EPL goals in 7 starts, ended the game with a rating of 7.5 whilst Ndidi also finished with a positive green rating of 7.1.

 

 

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