His unpredictable movement had the Blades constantly guessing as did that of Perez, who was in the perfect spot to smash home the opener after Marc Albrighton’s initial effort was blocked. Maddison also impressed in midfield and, like Vardy, saw his great strike rebound off the post before providing the assist for the winner.
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Goal! Sheffield United 1, Leicester City 2. Jamie Vardy (Leicester benfica shirt City) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by James Maddison with a through ball.
Georginio Wijnaldum added a second after the break when ZaneDarre MagaretRo he curled a precise shot into the top-right corner from long range before Joel Matip’s thumping header and Nelson Semedo’s scrambled own goal completed the scoring.
Wolves were largely contained by the home side but had a glimpse of hope when referee Craig Pawson awarded them a penalty in the first half when he adjudged Sadio Mane to have fouled former Liverpool player Coady.