English Premiership

Vardy helps Leicester to victory over Huddersfield

Jamie Vardy (Getty Images)
Jamie Vardy (Getty Images)

Huddersfield - Jamie Vardy scored twice as Leicester beat Huddersfield 4-1 on Saturday to make it four successive wins in the English Premier League.

Youri Tielemans and James Maddison also scored for Brendan Rodgers' side.

Aaron Mooy scored the only goal for already relegated Huddersfield on the day he met an American girl who gained inspiration from the midfielder's shaven head during her cancer treatment.

Tielemans curled in the opener from 20 yards in the 24th minute before Vardy latched onto Ricardo Pereira's pass and produced a fine finish three minutes into the second half.

Mooy immediately gave Huddersfield hope from the penalty spot following Caglar Soyuncu's challenge on Karlan Ahearne-Grant.

But Maddison sealed the game with a free-kick in the 79th and Vardy then converted in the 84th from the spot after being hauled down by Terence Kongolo.

Leicester climbed to seventh in the league.

Huddersfield's special guest, seven-year-old mascot Bella from Texas, was flown over from Dallas after revealing that Mooy was her unlikely hero during last year's Soccer World Cup after she lost her hair during treatment for brain cancer.

Fixtures
Tue 14 Jul 20 21:15 PM (SAST)
Chelsea
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Stamford Bridge
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Manchester City
AFC Bournemouth
Etihad Stadium
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Newcastle United
Tottenham Hotspur
St. James' Park
Results
Mon 13 Jul 20
Manchester United 2
Southampton 2
Sun 12 Jul 20
AFC Bournemouth 4
Leicester City 1
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Tottenham Hotspur 2
Arsenal 1
Logs
Team
P
W
PTS
1. Liverpool
35
30
93
2. Manchester City
35
23
72
3. Chelsea
35
18
60
4. Leicester City
35
17
59