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The hosts were quickest out of the starting blocks as James Tarkowski connected with a free kick launched into the box just two minutes in but headed wide of target

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The Foxes twice took the lead at bet365 Stadium, first through Vicente Iborra, before Riyad Mahrez replied to Xherdan Shaqiri’s equaliser to make it 2-1.

The home side made a quick start as they broke the deadlock less than three minutes in when Peter Crouch nodded the ball forward from a corner to Ryan Shawcross, leaving the captain to tap the ball in from close range

Nevertheless, the Chelsea loanee, who grabbed an assist for Peter Crouch’s header prior to the incident, shelved his personal grievances and acknowledged the importance of the win

Looking lively in the game, the Nigerian launched several attacking forays into the vital areas of the Potters but he was replaced with Marko Arnautovic, who came on in the 63rd of the encounter

First up, Odemwingie slotted home coolly in the 38th minute and it was 2-2 before half time, with Southampton’s Steven Davies and Stoke’s Peter Crouch grabbing the goals for both sides