Brendan Rogers’ Leicester made a successful visit to Newcastle. The Foxes got the victory at St. James’s Park.
The main events of the match developed after the break. James Maddison opened the scoring, and in the 72nd minute Thielemans secured Leicester’s lead. The Magpies were not going to give up and managed to close the gap thanks to the accurate blow of the veteran Andy Carroll. However, Newcastle did not have enough for more.
Leicester scores 32 points and surpasses Tottenham in the Premier League standings. True, Spurs have one game in reserve. Newcastle is in 15th place with 19 points.
Newcastle – Leicester 1: 2 (0: 0)
Goals: Maddison, 55 (0: 1); Thielemans, 72 (0: 2); Carroll, 82 (1: 2).