Premier League 2

Hirst double sends Leicester top of PL2

15 Feb 2020
George Hirst, Leicester

Foxes recover from early setback to claim 3-2 win against Spurs and overtake Chelsea at the summit of Division 1

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George Hirst scored twice as Leicester City earned a 3-2 comeback victory over Tottenham Hotspur to go top of Premier League 2 Division 1.

Dilan Markanday put Spurs in front after 18 minutes before Hirst equalised from the penalty spot in the 44th minute.

Leicester took the lead in first-half stoppage-time through Callum Wright.

Jubril Okedina made it 2-2 on 58 minutes, but Hirst's second with 17 minutes remaining proved decisive.

Leicester leapfrog second-placed Chelsea, who have a match in hand, on goal difference.

Spurs remain 10th with 18 points.

See: Leicester reportSpurs report

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