Nigerian Players abroad Ndidi Score As Leicester Edges Close To Premier League Return

Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi scored a goal on Saturday afternoon to help Leicester bounce back from back-to-back losses to overcome West Brom 2-1 and reclaim the top spot in the Championship.

The Foxes, who had dropped their previous two games to Millwall and Plymouth, were under pressure in the first half and would have lost if Hamza Choudhury hadn’t made a spectacular goal-line stop.

However, Wilfred Ndidi’s close-range strike gave them the lead instead of going behind.

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After winning and then missing a contentious penalty just before halftime, Jamie Vardy made amends by scoring a powerful header to extend Leicester’s advantage immediately after they had managed to escape losing four more times, partly because of two more outstanding blocks by Choudhury.

Playoff pursuit Although Jed Wallace scored a goal after being set up by Cedric Kipre, West Brom came up short of the equaliser that their efforts clearly warranted.

With the win, Enzo Maresca’s team reaches 90 points, moving them two points clear of Ipswich, who don’t play again until next Saturday, and four clear of Leeds, who don’t play again until Monday.

The Baggies are still in fifth place, where they have been for the past five months, but a victory over Bristol City later on Saturday would move Norwich above them.

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