Arsenal came from behind to beat Tottenham 2-1 for a first north London derby win in three years, as Kelechi Iheanacho’s hat-trick moved Leicester into second within the Premier League with a 5-0 thrashing of managerless Sheffield United on Sunday.
Erik Lamela opened the scoring in sensational style as he wrapped his left foot around his right to fireplace into the bottom corner with a ‘Rabona’ end.
The hosts obtained their equaliser earlier than half-time when Martin Odegaard’s shot deflected in off Toby Alderweireld for his first Premier League goal.
Alexandre Lacazette scored Arsenal’s winner from the penalty spot after the French striker was brought down by Davinson Sanchez inside the area.
Meanwhile, Leicester confirmed no mercy to backside-of-the-table United as Nigerian striker Iheanacho opened the floodgates within the thirty-eighth minute on the King Power Stadium with a close-range end.
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Iheanacho’s third goal in his last three games was adopted by Ayoze Perez’s in the sixty-fourth minute.
Vardy was the supplier again for Iheanacho’s second before the former Man City man accomplished his treble with a 25-yard blast past Aaron Ramsdale.
Ethan Ampadu’s own goal from Vardy’s effort in the 80th minute sealed the rout for Brendan Rodgers’ aspect.