Newcastle win away with Perez header at Leicester

English Premier League Report: Leicester City v Newcastle United 12

The visiting fans did not have to wait long to see Newcastle take the lead though, as Ayoze Perez headed home a Matt Ritchie cross, for what was to be the only goal of the game in the first half.

The Magpies' forward Salomon Randon nearly lit up the match in the 15th minute with a fiercely struck free-kick from just over 25-yards out that crashed against the underside of the crossbar.

But Leicester gradually gained control and Martin Dubravka had to make saves from Ben Chilwell and Harvey Barnes, both players exploiting gaps down Newcastle's right.

Vardy should have brought the Foxes level with ten minutes remaining after going clear on the left side of the box following a great pass from Youri Tielemans, but he looped his shot just over the bar as the Magpies held on for the win.

Afterwards boss Benitez, whose contract runs out at the end of the season, hinted he is ready to stay now safety is virtually assured.

"It should be a great win for the team, we fought really hard against a good side in a tough place".

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"We are seeing them under pressure", said Rodgers. His seven tackles were more than anyone else on the pitch recorded.

Ayoze Perez says Newcastle United are all but safe - after "suffering" for the cause.

- Newcastle have won back-to-back league visits to Leicester in the top-flight for the first time since September 1959 under manager Charlie Mitten.

Speaking to Sky Sports after the win, Benitez said that Newcastle already have the infrastructure and fan-base to be successful in the top half of the Premier League but must invest in the transfer market to be more competitive - indicating that he wanted to be promised backing in the transfer market before he signs a new deal.

The loss is a blow to Leicester's chances of finishing seventh in the Premier League and attaining European football for next season as they are now still level on points with eight-placed Wolverhampton Wanderers, having played two more games.

Perez was last season's leading scorer with 10 goals in all competitions, including eight in the league.

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