Premier League 2

Okazaki scores to return Leicester to the top

16 Sep 2018
Shinji Okazaki, Leicester City

Japanese striker earns a comeback draw at Chelsea as the Foxes move back in the lead of Division 1

Shinji Okazaki's goal earned Leicester City a 1-1 draw at Chelsea that returned them to the top of Premier League 2 Division 1.

Chelsea went ahead at Aldershot's EBB Stadium through a 30th-minute penalty from Callum Hudson-Odoi.

But a Leicester side also featuring Caglar Soyuncu and Andy King levelled the match when Okazaki headed in Hamza Choudhury's 66th-minute cross.

The draw puts the Foxes on 10 points from five matches, one above Brighton & Hove Albion.

Chelsea slip to fourth, two points behind Leicester.

See: Chelsea reportLeicester report

Sunday's PL2 results
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