Beautiful goals abound as Leicester City come back to beat Aston Villa 3-2

What started out as a very unwatchable game, Leicester City and Aston Villa put out one of the more entertaining matches of the EPL weekend. Leicester City came back from 2-0 down after 64 minutes, Leicester City came back in the final 20 minutes to beat Aston Villa 3-2.

All five goals were pretty great. Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish got things kicked off with a pretty sweet goal and capped it off by jumping into manager Tim Sherwood’s arms in celebration.

Next, Carles Gil made it 2-0 with this curling shot into the back of the net in the 64th minute.

This would appear that Aston Villa had the game won but Leicester City had other ideas. Starting in the 72nd minute, Ritchie De Laet got just enough of the ball into the goal before it was headed out. And thanks to goal line technology, got Leicester City their first goal.

Leicester City then tied it up in the 82nd minute. Jamie Vardy got the ground pass from Danny Drinkwater to tie the game and give them hope to get the three points.

That goal would take place just seven minutes later. Nathan Dyer got rocked by Brad Guzan but he got the header in time before getting seemingly knocked out to take the lead and eventually the 3-2 win. I say “seemingly” because I could’ve swore I saw him knocked out for at least a few seconds but Leicester City felt that he “didn’t” have a concussion and left him in for the rest of the game. Nice concussion protocol the Premier League has.

This win puts Leicester City in 2nd place in the EPL. Leicester City is just four points behind the unstoppable Manchester City and a point ahead of Manchester United and Arsenal. Another win to Leicester’s unstoppable run since the end of last season. This is a great team.

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