Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho opened his goalscoring account for the 2022/23 English Premier League season on Sunday when he found the back of the net for Leicester City, Abbeylivenetwork.com reports.
The Nigerian international scored just 52 seconds into the start of the Foxes Premier League clash with Brighton and Hove Albion at the American Express Community Stadium.
Leicester took just 52 seconds to open the scoring through Kelechi Iheanacho but their defensive issues came to the fore yet again as a Luke Thomas own-goal and Moses Caicedo goal turned the game around.
The fourth goal in a bonkers first 33 minutes came from Patson Daka as Leicester levelled it up but Brighton took over in the second half.
Alexis Mac Allister thought he had restored Brighton’s lead with a stunning strike but VAR, after a four-minute delay, ruled out the strike as Enock Mwepu was offside from the first ball into the box.
That setback did not deter Graham Potter’s inventive and silky side as Leandro Trossard coolly slid them in front before Mac Allister did get his goal from the penalty spot after a silly challenge from Wilfred Ndidi. The Argentine then wrapped up the points with an absolutely stunning free-kick in injury-time.
Impressive Brighton remain in the Champions League places after taking 13 points from their first six games.