Leicester have been awarded their eighth AND ninth penalties of the season as they edged previous Wolves 1-Zero on the King Energy Stadium.
However because the scoreline reveals, it was a combined afternoon for the taker of each spot-kicks, Jamie Vardy, who slotted dwelling the primary one however had his second saved by Rui Patricio.
The one Vardy scored it’s acquired to be mentioned, is debateable at on the very least, as VAR took centre stage once more.
Vardy has teammate Dennis Praet to thank for getting him the spot-kick as his tried cross hit the arm of Max Kilman on the left facet of the realm.
The incident wasn’t initially given as a penalty however the Video Assistant Referee took the possibility to evaluation the footage.
Former Foxes striker Alan Smith was on co-commentary for Sky Sports activities and couldn’t consider the penalty was then given by referee Antony Taylor.
He mentioned: “It a lot is determined by the place the arm is however you’re not going to get a penalty for that. He didn’t have any probability actually to take it out of the way in which.
“I do know it’s [his arm] simply up off facet a bit of bit however I’ve been amazed earlier than.”
Vardy didn’t want one other alternative and with the ball noticed 12 yards from objective he, off a fast run up, slammed the ball into the fitting nook, with the Wolves stopper diving the opposite method.
It was Leicester’s eighth penalty of the marketing campaign with SEVEN coming within the Premier League.
And he had one other alternative from the spot simply earlier than half-time when Rayan Ait-Nouri tripped James Justin within the field.
This one was a particular penalty however with the identical run up Vardy put it barely to the left and Patricio saved on this event, preserving the rating at 1-0.
The guests couldn’t make Vardy and Leicester pay within the second half, though Ruben Neves went mightily near scoring an equaliser however his long-range effort was brilliantly turned away by Kasper Schmeichel.
Leicester had extra possibilities after the break, going shut via Vardy and substitute Harvey Barnes however one objective was all they wanted in the long run.
Earlier this season, Vardy netted two from the spot towards Man City again in late September after hitting two towards West Brom, and including one other towards AEK Athens within the Europa League.
In the meantime, Youri Tielemans netted one towards City and one other of their 4-1 win over Leeds final weekend.
It’s some document to date and they’ll hope the selections proceed to go their method.