SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) Jamie Vardy scored twice to help Leicester recover from two goals down to draw 2-2 at Southampton on Saturday in the Premier League.
Jose Fonte and Virgil van Dijk had given Southampton a comfortable lead but Leicester staged another comeback as Vardy headed the visitors back into the match in the 66th minute and then equalized in stoppage time with a shot into the top right corner. It’s the third time this season that Leicester have come back from 2-0 down, having drawn 2-2 with Stoke and beaten Aston Villa 3-2 in September.
Vardy took his league-leading tally to nine goals this season.
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Fonte opened the scoring in the 21st minute by heading in Dusan Tadic’s corner and Van Dijk doubled the lead in the 37th with his second effort from a rebound.
Leicester remained fifth, while Southampton moved up to eighth.