Match Report And Ratings: Leicester City Defeat West Ham To Remain Top EPL Table

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Leicester maintained their 100 per cent start to the 2015-16 Premier League season with a convincing 2-1 victory over London side West Ham 2-1 at Upton Park.


Japanese striker Shinji Okazaki opened the scoring for the Foxes midway through the first-half before Riyad Mahrez doubled their advantage with a superbly taken strike.


Dimitri Payet pulled a goal back for West Ham just after the interval but it wasn’t enough to prompt a comeback as Leicester City recorded their first win at Upton Park in 14 years.


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West Ham: Adrian (6), Jenkinson (5), Reid (5), Ogbonna (5), Cresswell (5), Oxford (5), Kouyate (5), Noble (5), Payet (7), Sakho (6), Zarate (5).

Used subs: Obiang (6), Maiga (5), Lanzini (6).

Leicester: Schmeichel (6), de Laet (6), Drinkwater (7), Morgan (7), Huth (7), Vardy (7), King (7), Albrighton (8), Schlupp (6), Okazaki (8), Mahrez (8).

Used subs: Kante (5), Fuchs (5) Benalouane (5).

Man of the match: Riyad Mahrez (Leicester)



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