The Super Eagles forward made a key impact in his first league appearance of the season as he helped the Foxes bag maximum points at home
Leicester City players including Jamie Vardy, Ben Chilwell, Wilfred Ndidi and Christian Fuchs celebrated with Kelechi Iheanacho after his match-winning strike in the 2-1 win over Everton.
On Sunday, Iheanacho replaced Ayoze Perez two minutes after the hour-mark for his first Premier League appearance this season and he went on to inspire the Foxes to victory with an assist and a goal.
Richarlison’s 23rd-minute opener fired Everton ahead at the King Power Stadium, however, after his introduction, Iheanacho combined with Vardy to level proceedings for the hosts in the 68th minute.
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The Nigeria international continued to make his impact in the encounter felt and he later hit the target on the stroke of full-time to give Leicester City their sixth consecutive win in the English top-flight.
The contributions came as a relief for Iheanacho, who has found playing time limited this season and his teammates are delighted his efforts in training paid off for a crucial win.
— Jamie Vardy (@vardy7) December 1, 2019
— Ben Chilwell (@BenChilwell) December 1, 2019
— Christian Fuchs (@FuchsOfficial) December 1, 2019
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— Leicester City (@LCFC) December 1, 2019
— Ndidi Wilfred (@Ndidi25) December 1, 2019