Premier League: Leicester City beat West Ham United

Second-place Leicester City gain 3 points in away match after going winless in last 3 matches

Muhammed Enes Çallı   | 29.12.2019
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Leicester City defeated West Ham United at London Stadium on Saturday to end a three-match winless run in the Premier League.

Demarai Gray's early penalty in minute 12 was saved by West Ham United goalkeeper Lukasz Fabiasnk.

But Kelechi Iheanacho's header gave the Foxes the 1-0 lead in the 40 minute.

West Ham United responded quickly as Pablo Fornals netted the equalizer in the last minute of the first half.

Demarai Gray's had the game winning goal after the break in the 56 minute to notch the win.

The Foxes secured second place ahead of Manchester City with 42 points in 20 matches.

Liverpool remains comfortable at top of the table with 52 points in 18 games.

West Ham United suffered seven defeats in the last nine league matches and ranks 17 with 19 points.

Saturday's results in the Premier League are as follows:

Brighton - Bournemouth: 2-0

Newcastle United - Everton: 1-2

Southampton - Crystal Palace:1-1

Watford - Aston Villa: 3-0

Norwich City - Tottenham Hotspur: 2-2

West Ham United - Leicester City: 1-2

Burnley - Manchester United: 0-2

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