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EPL: Ndidi, success in action as Leicester pip Watford

Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi made his 13th EPL start for Leicester City who defeated Isaac Success’ Watford 2-0 on Saturday.

Goals from Jamie Vardy and James Maddison secured a comfortable win for the Foxes.

Success played the entire duration of the encounter, and was yellow carded in the 85th minute.

Leicester City manager Claude Puel brought in Kelechi Iheanacho to replace Jamie Vardy in the 73rd minute of the game.

In Another EPL game played on Saturday at the Etihad stadium, Manchester City defeated AFC Bournemouth 2-1.

Bernado Silva scored the opening for Pep Guardiola’s in the 16th minute but Callum Wilson restored parity for the Cherries a minute before half time.

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Raheem Sterling restored Manchester City’s lead in the 58th minute.

At the John Smith Stadium, Huddersfield Town lost 2-1 at home to Leon Balogun’s Brighton Hove Albion.

Mathias Jorgensen scored in the first minute of the encounter but Sean Duffy drew Brighton level on the stroke of half time after Steve Mounie was sent off in the 32nd minute.

Florin Andone’s header off a Solly March cross made it 2-1.

Leon Balogun came on for Bruno in the 78th minute of the win. It was Balogun’s first EPL appearance in Brighton’s last 11 games.

At Selhurst Park, Crystal Palace defeated Burnley 2-0 courtesy of a goal from James McArthur in the 16th minute. Andro Townsend sealed the win in the 77th minute.

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At St James Park, Chicharito scored a goal in each half as West Ham defeated Newcastle United 2-0.

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