Vardy scores again as Leicester outclass Chelsea to top PL table

Johannesburg, Dec.15 (ANI): Leicester City striker James Vardy’s scored his 15th goal of the season as his side reclaimed the top spot in the Premier League with a 2-1 win over beleaguered defending champions Chelsea.

The England striker put the hosts ahead in the 34th minute before Riyad Mahrez doubled the lead by scoring superbly after the break to take his own tally to 12, Sport24 reported.

Although Chelsea pulled one back through Loic Remy in the 77th minute, the hosts held on for a win that put them two points clear of second-placed Arsenal.

Meanwhile, Chelsea miserable season continued as they crashed to their ninth defeat in 16 league games.

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho’s problem could mount as star midfielder was seen limping down the tunnel with an injury. (ANI)

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