Youri Tielemans produces ‘James Maddison-esque’ help as Leicester cement place in high 4 with comeback win at Brighton

Youri Tielemans channelled his inner-James Maddison as his ‘terrific’ help helped Leicester declare a 2-1 win at Brighton.

The Belgian drifted inside earlier than firing into Kelechi Iheanacho who confirmed wonderful composure to chip in Leicester’s equaliser on 62 minutes.

Tielamans foxed the Brighton defenders as he discovered Iheanacho
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Iheanacho did the remainder with a stunning chip into the highest nook

The Foxes turned the match on its head three minutes earlier than the top of regular time when Daniel Amartey took benefit of Robert Sanchez’s mistake. The Ghanaian was made up for his early error which led to Adam Lallana giving Brighton the lead.

Former England midfielder Lallana additionally hit a publish for Graham Potter’s hosts, whereas Neal Maupay had a purpose disallowed.

Victory on the Amex Stadium prevented Brendan Rodgers’ males going three successive top-flight video games with out victory for the primary time this season following defeat to Arsenal and a midweek draw with Burnley.

Brighton, in the meantime, stay simply three factors above the relegation zone after their winless run stretched to 5 league video games.

Amartey nodded residence Marc Albrighton’s nook
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Leicester have moved above Man United into second place

With the likes of Maddison and Harvey Barnes out injured, the onus is on Leicester’s different midfielders as they proceed their push to complete within the high 4.

And talkSPORT’s David Connolly believes Tielemans did exactly that, hailing the 23-year-old for his no look help for Iheanacho.

“When Tielemans obtained simply off the entrance, he drifted onto his proper foot and that’s a Maddison-esque move,” Connolly mentioned on commentary for talkSPORT 2.

“If you don’t have a Maddison or a Barnes, you want another person to take up the slack and supply and help and Tielemans did it there, terrific move!”

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