Huddersfield - Jamie Vardy gave 2016 champions Leicester a
much-needed point on Saturday as his penalty secured a 1-1 draw at newboys
Huddersfield in their Premier League clash.
Vardy scored from the spot - as he had done in the 2-1 loss
to Chelsea last weekend - just minutes after Belgian international Laurent
Depoitre marked his full Premier League debut by giving the hosts a deserved
lead in the opening minute of the second-half.
The point preserved Huddersfield's unbeaten home record and
leaves them on eight points whilst Leicester are in 14th spot, a more
precarious position as they are level on four points with third from bottom
Huddersfield dominated the first-half without being able to
convert their chances but they appeared to have put that right when Depoitre
struck early on in the second-half.
However, Vardy made no mistake from the spot - his fifth
goal in the last six matches - after levelling from the penalty spot in the
50th minute when Chris Lowe brought down Andy King.
Kasper Schmeichel came to Leicester's rescue soon afterwards
tipping over the bar Mathias Jorgensen's firmly-struck shot from outside the
Jorgensen subsequently had an effort in the back of the net
but to his consternation it was ruled out, team-mate Elias Kachunga being
adjudged to be offside.
Vardy blotted his copybook when he missed from three yards
out with 20 minutes remaining -- the impressive Tom Ince testing Schmeichel
from long range as both sides pressed for a second but neither were to land a