James Maddison leads Leicester to victory over struggling Huddersfield

Leicester recovered from a dire start to run out emphatic winners here. Huddersfield glimpsed a first league win of the season when Mathias Jørgensen swept them into the lead in the fifth minute but the home side soon drew level thanks to Kelechi Iheanacho, before sealing victory in the second half through goals by the former England striker Jamie Vardy and the excellent James Maddison, a 21-year-old who will become a prized part of England’s future if he continues to perform as he has done for Leicester this season.

This was an important victory for Claude Puel’s side on the back of two defeats, including last week’s 4-2 shellacking at Bournemouth. And it was a vexing defeat for Huddersfield, who arrived at the King Power with no wins but a fair measure of hope, as their previous two performances suggested results might improve if they could just fine-tune their finishing.

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