By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Super Eagles forward, Kelechi Iheanacho scored three goals for his English Premier League side, Leicester City as they comfortably defeated relegation-threatened Sheffield United 5-0 at the King Power Stadium on Sunday.
Jamie Vardy slipped the ball to Kelechi who simply steered it home from close range in the 39th minute to give Leicester City the lead.
Marc Albrighton teed up Ayoze Perez in the 64th minute on the edge of the box. The latter fired the ball into the left side of the goal to double Leicester City’s lead.
Iheanacho scored his second goal of the game in the 69th minute. Jamie Vardy put the ball across the area and Iheanacho has the easiest task in the world to tuck the ball into an empty net.
The Nigerian international got his hat-trick in the 78th minute with a nice piece of skill. He collected a pass from Wilfred Ndidi and unleashed a fantastic long-range strike that went into the bottom right corner.
Ethan Ampadu scored an own goal in the 80th minute to make it 5-0 for the host. He deflected a shot that went into his net.
Kelechi Iheanacho has scored in his last three English Premier League games.
Leicester City moved to second position on the English Premier League table with 56 points from 30 games.
They will play Manchester United in the English FA Cup on March 21, 2021.
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