Leceister City displaced Manchester United in position 2 after humiliating Sheffield United 5-0 at Kingpower Stadium to climb up to 56 points. Leceister City who had won their previous meeting 2-1 at Brammall Lane against Sheffield United; completed an easy double over the relegation threatened side after demolishing them 5-0 at home courtesy of Kelechi Iheanacho hat-trick.
Leceister who came back from a goal down against Brighton to win 2-1 in their most recent Premier League match opened the scoring in the 39th minute througj Kelechi Iheanacho after Jamie Vardy clever flick to put the host 1-0 up at the break.
The Foxes dominated the ball possession in the second half racking up to 9 shots on target as Perez scored the second goa in the 64th minute. Kelechi Iheanancho scored a quick double 8 minutes to score an hatrick while Jamie Vardy Forced Ampadu to wrong clearance 2 minutes later to seal a 5-0 victory. Following the 5-0 win, Leceister City climbed up to position 2 with 56 points in the Premier League table while Sheffield United remained anchored at position 20 with 14 points.
Brighton saw off Southampton 2-1 at St Marys Park to climb up to position 16 with 29 points in the Premier League table. Brighton Opened the scoring in the first half through Lewis Dunk fierce header from Gross Corner kick before Southampton equalized 9 minutes later through Adams to force a 1-1 draw at Halftime.
Brighton dominated the second half & launched a dangerous counter attack in the 56th minute which saw Danny Welback quickly combine with Trossard to score the winner & seal all the 3 points for the visitors. After the 2-1 defeat, Southampton remained 14th in the English Premier League Table Standings with 33 points.