Super Eagles star named man-of-the-match in Leicester City's sensational win over Liverpool

Super Eagles star named man-of-the-match in Leicester City's sensational win over Liverpool

- Wilfred Ndidi was voted by Leicester City fans as the best player in the 3-1 win over Liverpool

- The 24-year-old played all 90 minutes at the King Power stadium and provided the assist for the Foxes' third goal

- Leicester are now seven points behind league leaders Man City and two close to Man United

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Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi was voted Man of the Match in the Foxes comeback win against Liverpool at the King Power Stadium.

The Reds produced a dominant display and went ahead in the 67th minute but Brendan Rodgers' men got their bearing and turned the game on its head.

Ndidi then balanced the game in the midfield as his side began to create chances that led to their stunning recovery.

Super Eagles star named man-of-the-match in Leicester City's sensational win over Liverpool

Wilfred Ndidi named man-of-the-match in Leicester City's sensational win over Liverpool. Photo by Paul Ellis
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Leicester then scored three goals in seven minutes through James Maddison, Jamie Vardy and Harvey Barnes to record a famous win.

Ndidi who completed five tackles in the game provided the assist for Harvey's third goal that put the lead beyond the reach of the Premier League champions.

And after the game, Leicester City fans voted the Nigerian international ahead of Barnes and Caglar Soyuncu.

The Super Eagles midfielder missed the last two league games due to injury and returned to the squad with a brilliant display in the midfield.

Leicester are still in the title race with seven points behind league leaders man City and two behind Man United.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Leicester City recorded a sensational 3-1 victory over Liverpool in a Premier League game at the King Power Stadium.

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Mohamed Salah opened the scoring for the Reds but James Maddison, Jamie Vardy and Harvey Barnes wrapped up the win in ecstatic fashion.

The first half was action-packed as both sides created chances but Liverpool had the opportunities on goal.

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