N’Golo Kante and Troy Deeney were also on target in Saturday’s game at the King Power Stadium.
Jamie Vardy is breathing down Ruud van Nistelrooy’s neck. A scary thought indeed, but the Leicester City striker is a fearsome player these days, especially for Premier League defenders.
The 28-year-old England international was on target with a penalty kick as Leicester beat Watford 2-1 on Saturday.
Leicester’s win took them onto 25 points from 12 games, moving them level with Manchester City and Arsenal – who both play on Sunday – at the top of the Premier League table.
Vardy scored Leicester’s second – his 12th Prem goal of the season.
Incredibly, Vardy has now found the net in nine consecutive Premier League games. Man United legend Van Nistelrooy is the only other man who have ever done that.
Van Nistelrooy currently holds the record for the Premier League’s longest scoring run – 10 matches in 2003.
Vardy will now look to equal the Dutchman’s record in Leicester’s game at Newcastle United in a fortnight.
If he is to break it, he will do so at home to Man United on November 28.
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