Jamie Vardy’s penalty gave Leicester a 1-0 victory over Wolverhampton on Sunday to increase the workforce’s sturdy begin to the Premier League season.
With a 3rd straight win, Leicester went prime however could possibly be overtaken if Liverpool win at Manchester Metropolis later Sunday.
The winner got here from a second of controversy after Max Kilman dealt with Dennis Praet’s ball into the field. Referee Anthony Taylor initially remained unmoved however after checking his monitor awarded the penalty and Vardy beat Rui Patricio from the spot within the fifteenth minute.
Wolves argued the ball got here at Kilman too rapidly however the appeals have been ignored.
Vardy wasted an opportunity to double the lead from one other penalty earlier than halftime.
Rayan Ait-Nouri’s dangerous contact allowed James Justin to steal in and he was introduced down within the space by the defender.
However Vardy’s penalty was blocked by Patricio’s diving save with the rebound hitting the striker and dropping large.