Five minutes into the second half Fulham claimed an unlikely equaliser, scoring with their first shot on goal. Substitute Floyd Ayite charged into Leicester's box, and a deflection wrongfooted goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel as the Whites found an unlikely way back into the game.With
Fulham close to earning their first point since January, Leicester retook the lead through Jamie Vardy. The Foxes striker emphatically struck it past Sergio Rico in goal, as he scored his 100th goal for the club in style.
Vardy scored his second of the game just eight minutes later, as Harvey Barnes set him up perfectly to secure a crucial victory for Leicester.
Here's our breakdown of Saturday's Premier League clash.
Key Talking Point
Leicester truly looked like themselves again, and bounced back in style after last week's devastating defeat to Watford. The Foxes dominated throughout the game and played some quality football, as they won back to back home league games for the first time this season.
Althougn Fulham's equaliser shocked Leicester and put the visitors level for almost half an hour, the hosts kept pushing and eventually scored a deserved winner. Brendan Rodgers will be delighted with the result, as he won his first home game in charge to the delight of Foxes fans.
Starting XI: Schmeichel (7); Chilwell (6), Evans (6), Maguire (6), Pereira (7); Ndidi (7), Tielemans (7); Barnes (7), Maddison (6), Gray (6); Vardy (9*).
Substitutes: Ghezzal (6), Okazaki (6), Mendy (N/A).
STAR MAN - It was a day to remember for Jamie Vardy, as he scored twice and assisted Leicester's first goal to take his goal tally for the club up to 100 goals. It was a brilliant performance made sweeter by his new record, as Vardy was back to his best on Saturday.
Key Talking Point
Fulham had another away day to forget, as they continue their search for a first away win of the season. It was a depleted performance from the Cottagers, as new caretaker manager Scott Parker's tenure begins with bitter back-to-back defeats.
Starting XI: Rico (6); Bryan (6), Ream (5), Nordtveit (5), Odoi (6); McDonald (6), Chambers (6); Sessegnon (5), Cairney (6), Babel (6); Mitrovic (6).
Substitutes: Ayite (7*), Seri (6), Vietto (N/A).
STAR MAN - In a game of very little quality for Fulham, it was Floyd Ayite's goal that gave them the slightest chance of winning. The substitute scored just six minutes after coming off the bench at half time, though his goal wasn't enough for the Cottagers in a damaging defeat.
Source : 90min