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Leicester City 3-0 Southampton, PL2 D1

Match summary

25 Oct 2019
Thakgalo Leshabela, Leicester

Leicester City moved up to fourth place in Premier League 2 Division 1 with a 3-0 home victory over Southampton

Thakgalo Leshabela, Callum Wright and Josh Eppiah scored the goals as Leicester's Under-23s emulated their senior side who won 9-0 at the Saints on the same night. 

South Africa youth international Leshabela opened the scoring at Holmes Park with a powerful shot after 28 minutes. 

Captain George Thomas then set up Wright to double the lead just after half-time before substitute Eppiah marked his return from injury with a late third. 

Leicester's second successive win and fourth match unbeaten lifts them to within five points of leaders Chelsea ahead of Saturday's matches. Southampton are second from bottom with seven points. 

See: Leicester report | Southampton report

Next fixtures 

Leicester: 1 Nov v Man City (A)
Southampton: 1 Nov v Brighton (H)

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