Premier League: Southampton Vs Leicester City 0 – 9 [HIGHLIGHTS]
Leicester City rose to the 24-year-old record for the greatest ever Premier League triumph as 10-man Southampton were destroyed at a rainswept St Mary’s.
Leicester City recorded the greatest ever English top-flight away win by beating 10-man Southampton 9-0 at a downpour saturated St Mary’s to climb to second place in the Premier League on Friday.
The greatest edge of triumph out and about recently was eight objectives, a joint-record held by three clubs including an 8-1 win by Manchester United over Nottingham Forest in 1999.
The outcome likewise equaled Manchester United’s record for the biggest success ever in the Premier League in a 9-0 win at home against Ipswich Town in 1995.
Jamie Vardy and Ayoze Perez both had cap deceives on a stormy night at Southampton, who saw Ryan Bertrand sent off with a straight red in the twelfth moment to set the guests on their way for the record triumph.
In an intriguing sidenote, Leicester guardian Kasper Schmeichel’s dad Peter was in objective for Man United in the match against Ipswich, making them the main two managers in Premier League history to keep a spotless sheet as their groups scored nine objectives.
It was the first run through since 2014 that two cap stunts had been scored on a solitary day in the Premier League when Yaya Toure did it for Manchester City and Luis Suarez scored three for Liverpool.
Ayoze Perez of Leicester City, right, celebrates with Jamie Vardy in the wake of scoring an objective against Southampton.
The nine objectives put Brendan Rodgers’ side up to 25 for the season, useful for second in Europe’s best five classes behind the 29 that Man City have scored.
Driving 5-0 at half-time, Rodgers asked his players to continue pursuing objectives to show they were a “top group.”
Leicester additionally jumped Man City into the second spot in the table pending the aftereffect of the guarding champions’ match against Aston Villa on Saturday.
Southampton’s heaviest Premier League destruction had been a 7-1 switch to Liverpool 20 years prior, another undesirable record for their under strain chief.