PL: Iheanacho’s First Hat-trick Shoot Leicester to 2nd on the Log
By Umar Yunusa
Ahead of international games, Super Eagles and Leicester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho scored his first premier league hat-trick as Leicester city thrashed Sheffield United, 5: 0 and moved to second.
Leicester city forward, Iheanacho, who has had good moments in his recent game now has nine goals in all competitions for Leicester City.
Today’s three goals was his first in a single Premier League match.
24-year-old broke the deadlock in the 39th minute and doubled his tally half an hour later.
Iheanacho completed his hat-trick in the 78th minute with a scintillating finish from outside. The 18-yard box that left Sheffield’s goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale completely helpless.
The win moves Leicester City temporarily into second place above Manchester United with one point who face West Ham United later in the day and reinforces their push to qualify for next season’s UEFA Champions League.
The three-goals were dedicated to all mothers celebrating Mothers’ Day, his teammates and manager for helping him grow.
The two-Nigeria stars in Leicester city club played 90 minutes of action which they will soon join Super Eagles for the AFCON Qualifying matches against Benin Republic and Lesotho.