Vardy double opens Leicester’s Premier League account at West Brom


West Bromwich: Jamie Vardy transformed two penalties to assist Leicester Metropolis get off to a successful begin within the Premier League season with a Three-Zero victory at promoted West Bromwich Albion on Sunday.

Vardy, the league’s prime scorer final season, and Dennis Praet each had drilled efforts properly saved by West Brom goalkeeper Sam Johnstone in vibrant sunshine on the Hawthorns, with the hosts providing little in assault within the first half.

Jamie Vardy scores from the spot for Leicester City against West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns on Sunday.

Jamie Vardy scores from the spot for Leicester Metropolis towards West Bromwich Albion on the Hawthorns on Sunday.Credit score:Getty Picture

The guests continued to dominate after the break and took the lead within the 56th minute by means of debutant Timothy Castagne – a summer season signing from Italian aspect Atalanta – when the fullback headed dwelling a Praet cross.

Vardy was fouled by Kyle Bartley within the penalty space 17 minutes from time, and the striker stroked dwelling the spot-kick to attain for the fifth successive journey to West Brom as a Leicester participant.