MX23RW : Friday, November 27 15:40:05| >> :60:3401:3401:

Premier League roundup: Jamie Vardy strikes late as Leicester City overcome Arsenal

PL roundup: Jamie Vardy strikes late as Leicester overcome Arsenal
© Reuters
Carlo Ancelotti's side remain top of the Premier League despite the 2-0 setback.

Premier League leaders Everton suffered their first defeat of the season as Southampton closed out an impressive 2-0 home win.

The Toffees boasted a 100 per cent record from their first four games and held defending champions Liverpool to a 2-2 draw in last week's Merseyside derby.

Lucas Digne (top) was dismissed for his tackle on Kyle Walker-Peters.
Lucas Digne, top, was dismissed for his tackle on Kyle Walker-Peters (Frank Augstein/PA)

But Carlo Ancelotti's side left St Mary's with nothing on Sunday afternoon, conceding first-half goals to Saints skipper James Ward-Prowse and Che Adams and failing to score for the first time in the 2020-21 campaign.

Things ended on an even sourer note for Everton when Lucas Digne was shown a straight red card for a badly-timed challenge on Kyle Walker-Peters.

Jamie Vardy grabbed yet another goal against Arsenal.
Jamie Vardy grabbed yet another goal against Arsenal (Catherine Ivill/PA)

Leicester condemned Arsenal to their third defeat of the season as Jamie Vardy continued his hot streak against the Gunners.

With the score at 0-0 in the 80th minute the former England striker broke free, latching on to Cengiz Under's cross to nod a diving header past Bernd Leno.

The sides began the day locked in mid-table on nine points, with the result lifting the Foxes to fourth place while Mikel Arteta's men remained in 10th.

Karl Darlow looks as Raul Jimenez's shot beats him.
Newcastle goalkeeper Karl Darlow looks as Raul Jimenez's shot beats him (Stu Forster/PA)

At Molineux a pair of late goals from Wolves and Newcastle livened up a tightly-fought encounter that ended 1-1.

The home side took the lead with 10 minutes remaining as Mexico striker Raul Jimenez lashed home a brilliant 20-yard effort after taking one touch to set himself.

Callum Wilson won a free-kick as the whistle approached and Jacob Murphy, on his first start of the season, cleverly whipped his effort around the wall to beat Rui Patricio at his near post.

ID:419806:cQx

Click here for more stories about Lucas Digne

Click here for more stories about Arsenal

Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring against Arsenal on July 7, 2020
Read Next:
Sunday's Premier League predictions including Arsenal vs. Leicester
>
Latest Sports Video
Sports Mole Logo
Enter your email address to subscribe to Sports Mole's free match previews newsletter! Updates are sent twice a week.

rhs 2.0
Todays Game Header Right
Premier League
Championship
FA Cup
La Liga
Bundesliga
Ligue 1
Eredivisie
Primeira Liga
League One
National League
Turkish Super Lig
Belgian Pro League
Ukrainian Premier League
Danish Superliga
Welsh Premier League
Segunda Division
Serie B
2.Bundesliga
Eerste Divisie
Copa Libertadores
Copa Sudamericana
Brasileiro
Argentine Primera Division
Liga MX
AFC Champions League
Premier League 2 - Div 1
Premier League 2 - Div 2
Gallagher Premiership
Super League Playoffs
NFL
6.15pm
Ravens
@
Steelers
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Tottenham HotspurSpurs96212191220
2Liverpool96212116520
3Chelsea953122101218
4Leicester CityLeicester96031812618
5Southampton95221713417
6Everton95131916316
7Aston Villa85031911815
8West Ham UnitedWest Ham94231510514
9Wolverhampton WanderersWolves9423910-114
10Manchester UnitedMan Utd84131314-113
11Crystal Palace94141213-113
12Arsenal9414910-113
13Manchester CityMan City83321011-112
14Leeds UnitedLeeds93241417-311
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle93241015-511
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton92341315-29
17Burnley8125412-85
18Fulham9117918-94
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom9036618-123
20Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd9018415-111

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!