EPL WRAP: Iheanacho bags brace of assists, scores one while Onuachu’s debut ends in defeat

Super Eagles forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, was the star for Leicester as he bagged two assists and also scored in their 4-2 away win against Aston Villa in the Premier League on Saturday.

It was Iheanacho’s second goal in the Premier League and his fourth in all competitions for Leicester this season.

It is a return to winning ways for Leicester in the Premier League after losing one and drawing one of their last two fixtures.

Leicester equalised in the 12th minute after Iheanacho set up James Maddison who made a simple finish.

Iheanacho then made it 2-2 on 41 minutes as he headed in Harvey Barnes superb cross.

And two minutes of first half added time Iheanacho provided the assist for Tete who took the ball around Emiloans Martinez and tucked home the finish to put Leicester 3-2 ahead.

Leicester climb up to 13th place in the league table courtesy the impressive win at Villa.

At the Venue Gtech Community Stadium, it was not the best of debuts for Paul Onuachu s Southampton were hammered 3-0 at Brentford.

Onuachu came on before the start of the second half while Joe Aribo was an unused substitute.

Frank Onyeka did not feature for Brentford as he is still out with a thigh injury.

Southampton remain in bottom of the log after the latest defeat against Brentford.

And in other results Liverpool were thrashed 3-0 away to Wolverhampton Wanderers, 10-man Manchester United edged Crystal Palace 2-1 and Brighton pipped Bournemouth 1-0.

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