Jamie Vardy grew to become the Premier League’s oldest Golden Boot winner after ending the 2019-20 season with 23 objectives.
- Reuters West Bromwich
- Last Updated: September 14, 2020, 7:51 AM IST
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Even on the ripe previous age of 33, Jamie Vardy once more seems set to have a prolific season for Leicester City after getting the 2020-21 season up and working with a double in his facet’s 3-Zero win at West Bromwich Albion.
Vardy grew to become the Premier League’s oldest Golden Boot winner after ending the 2019-20 season with 23 objectives, another than nearest challengers Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Danny Ings.
Even with a brief break between the campaigns, Vardy confirmed no signal of weariness in Leicester’s season opener on the Hawthorns on Sunday.
Both objectives have been expertly taken penalties – the primary of which he gained himself – to make sure Vardy has scored in all 5 of his away Premier League appearances in opposition to West Brom.
The solely participant in Premier League historical past to play as many away matches in opposition to an opponent and rating in every match is Ruud van Nistelrooy for Manchester United at Newcastle United. There definitely was a similarity to the Dutch striker’s pinpoint penalty-taking in Vardy’s spot kicks.
No participant made extra sprints than Vardy and he was a handful for promoted West Brom all sport.
“He’s a box player,” Leicester supervisor Brendan Rodgers stated. “He’ll never be dropping back to join with bright intricate play but he’s a killer in the box. Whether from a cross or penalty he’s got the eye to score. He never looked like missing.”
Vardy seems to have already vindicated his resolution to retire from worldwide soccer to lengthen his membership profession. The Englishman has scored 34 objectives within the Premier League below Rodgers and has netted extra objectives than another participant within the high flight since March 2019.
Burnley will probably be engaged on easy methods to cease the striker as they journey to Leicester subsequent weekend.