Jamie Vardy sets Leicester on their way to win over managerless Watford
It is extraordinary that this is becoming business as usual. For the seventh Premier League game in a row, Jamie Vardy scored and Leicester won. This was their most stuttering performance during that run and Vardy needed a second-half penalty to make the breakthrough against the league’s bottom team before James Maddison netted in stoppage time, but Leicester made sure they took maximum points. That is what they do now.
Following last week’s dismissal of Quique Sánchez Flores, Watford arrived here without a permanent manager. Then again, “permanent manager” is practically an oxymoron in the Premier League, especially at Watford. Hayden Mullins was put in caretaker charge for this fixture and decided to be sparing with his broom, making a single alteration to the lineup that began Friday’s punishing defeat at Southampton.Continue reading...