Leicester City 5-1 Queens Park Rangers: Foxes keep tails up as R’s officially end PL tenure
Leicester City celebrated its great escape in style, pouring forth goals while putting a stamp on QPR’s relegation to the Championship at King Power Stadium on Sunday.
Brand new England call-up Jamie Vardy scored in the 16th minute and fellow Foxes Marc Albrighton, Leonardo Ulloa and Esteban Cambiasso also scored in a 4-1 win.
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Charlie Austin scored for the R’s, who finish in the Premier League’s basement, while Leicester finishes 14th.
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The Foxes built a two-goal lead before halftime, but really poured it on after halftime when Ulloa and (club legend?) Cambiasso struck to make it 4-0. Andrej Kramaric struck late after Austin made it 4-1 to produce the final score line.
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Leicester City: Schmeichel, Morgan, Vardy (Kramaric, 65'), King, Albrighton, Huth, Schlupp, Cambiasso (Drinkwater, 76'), Ulloa, Mahrez, Wasilewski (de Laet, 46').
Goals: Vardy (16′), Albrighton (43′), Ulloa (51′), Cambiasso (52'), Kramaric (86')
Queens Park Rangers: McCarthy, Onuoha, Hill, Dunne, Suk-Young (Kpekawa, 85'); Phillips, Henry (Comley, 80'), Barton, Fer; Austin, Grego-Cox.
Goal: Austin (57')