Ndidi’s strike moves Leicester City to Premier League return

Wilfred Ndidi netted once as Leicester City defeated West Bromwich Albion 2-1 on Saturday afternoon.

Ndidi gave the Foxes the lead in the 22nd minute of the keenly contested encounter.

The defensive midfielder has now scored five goals for Enzo Maresca’s side this season.

Veteran forward Jamie Vardy doubled the lead on 65 minutes.

Jed Wallace ensured a nervy ending to the game by reducing the deficit 14 minutes from time.

Leicester City reclaimed top spot on the Sky Bet Championship table following the win.

The Foxes have now garnered 91 points from 45 games.

Ndidi’s compatriot Kelechi Iheanacho was not paraded by Leicester City in the game.

Josh Maja featured as a second half substitute for West Brom, while Semi Ajayi was an unused substitute.