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 profitable begin within the Premier League season with a Three-Zero victory at promoted West Bromwich Albion on Sunday.

Vardy, the league’s high scorer final season, and Dennis Praet each had drilled efforts nicely saved by West Brom goalkeeper Sam Johnstone in brilliant 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 in opposition to 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 way of debutant Timothy Castagne – a summer time signing from Italian facet 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.