Dec 14, 2013 at 12.15pm UK at ​King Power Stadium
LeicesterLeicester City
1-1
Burnley
Nugent (14' pen.)
De Laet (29')
FT(HT: 1-0)
Ings (47')
Marney (81')

Result: Leicester City held by Burnley

Burnley are held to a 1-1 draw away to Leicester City in the Championship.

Championship leaders Burnley have been held to a 1-1 draw by Leicester City this afternoon.

David Nugent gave the home side the lead with a 14th-minute penalty, but Burnley hit back through Danny Ings just after half time.

The Foxes were awarded the spot kick when Jamie Vardy was bundled over and Nugent stayed cool to covert.

David Nugent of Leicester celebrates scoring from the penalty spot during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leicester City and Burnley at The King Power Stadium on December 14, 2013© Getty Images

However, the Clarets hit back through Ings's 16th goal of the season, when he slotted home after controlling Kieran Trippier's cross.

Nugent nearly gave his side the lead for a second time on 56 minutes but he could only send the ball over after connecting with it with his shin.

Burnley had their own penalty claims waved away when Paul Konchesky appeared to handle it inside the box after Sam Vokes had tried to skip round the left-back.

Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson looks on ahead of the Championship playoff semi-final against Watford on May 9, 2013
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