EPL Result: Leicester City held 1-1 against Southampton, stay 3rd on the points table

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The Southampton vs Leicester match ended in a 1-1 draw at St’s Stadium. Mary’s, Saturday (1/5/2021). Southampton must appear with 10 players in Week 34 of the Premier League from the 10th minute after defender Jannik Vestergaard was given a straight red card for bringing down Jamie Vardy in a Leicester counter-attack situation.

James Maddison tried to take advantage of the free-kick from the violation, but his execution, which could curve over the live fence, was still thin on the side of the goal.

EPL Result Leicester City vs Southampton

Southampton, who appeared with 10 players, almost stole the lead in the 17th minute if Nathan Redmond’s neat shot was not responded to with a good save by goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel.

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EPL Result Leicester City vs Southampton

Slowly but surely Leicester found their best rhythm in the Southampton vs Leicester match, unfortunately, Youri Tielemans’ good opportunity to avoid Mohamed Salisu’s challenge was still thwarted by goalkeeper Alex McCarthy using his foot in the 37th minute.

The zero score lasted until halftime and the hosts were even able to steal the lead in the 61st minute through James Ward-Prowse’s penalty execution after Kelechi Iheanacho was convicted of a handball foul in the forbidden area.

Unfortunately, the lead did not last long, because seven minutes later Jonny Evans’ corner was able to greet Iheanacho’s cross with a header that McCarthy could not reach into the far post to make it 1-1.

Leicester slowly tried to turn things around, but McCarthy once again made a save with his feet in the 83rd minute to block Vardy’s shot.

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EPL Result Leicester City vs Southampton

Then in the 89th minute Southampton vs Leicester, Timothy Castagne sent a dangerous cross which Iheanacho cheated, but McCarthy was able to knock the ball over the crossbar.

Two minutes later, Leicester’s last good chance was obtained, unfortunately, Castagne’s volley shot to greet Tielemans’ cross was off the mark and the score was 1-1 until the whistle ended.

A draw was more favorable for Southampton who moved up to 14th in the standings with 37 points and widened the safe distance from the threat of relegation to 10 points.

Meanwhile, Leicester (63) did not move from third place, although they are still quite strong in the race for the top four, according to the official Premier League website.

After Southampton vs Leicester, then Leicester will play on Friday (7/5/2021) to host Newcastle United at the King Power Stadium, the day before Southampton travels to Anfield to face Liverpool.

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