Leicester City Gain Victory against West Ham United
Leicester City won over West Ham United with a 2-3 score securing their place above the relegation zone on March 18th.
The Foxes were on top in the first half scoring twice in the early minutes. The first one came from Riyad Mahrez who fired past the home keeper, Darren Randolph. 2 minutes afterward, Robert Huth scored from Marc Albrighton’s pass.
The Hammers came with a goal inside the 20 minutes when Manuel Lanzini changed it to 1-2 from a free-kick.
However, the visitors regained their 2-goal lead when Jamie Vardy launched it high past the home keeper.
The home side doubled their score after the break with Andre Ayew’s goal. The Hammers were pressing the visitors intensely the whole second half, but couldn’t reach another goal.
Foxes’ keeper, Kasper Schmeichel saved from dangerous attempts of Carroll that came in the second half.
With this victory, Leicester City moved off from the relegation zone with six points. They gained already fourth successive victories under their new boss, Craig Shakespeare.
Slaven Bilic’s side gains five winless games in the league. They have won five of 15 league games at home, as their records remain better as visitors.
Hammers’ defence was overwhelmed in the early minutes of the match, what has decided the final result. They are now 3 points above the Foxes in the league table. They still have nine upcoming games in this season, where they could get the chance to improve their stats.