Burnley suffered a hammer blow to their Premier League survival hopes as Wes Morgan scored a 90th-minute winner for 10-man Leicester Metropolis at a shocked Turf Moor.
With solely three Premier League video games being performed on Saturday, the main focus was very a lot on the foot of the desk with fourth-bottom Burnley and Newcastle United having alternatives to ease the stress.
Whereas Burnley slumped to a 2-1 defeat, 13th-placed Newcastle earned some extent in a 2-2 draw at Bournemouth because of an excellent late equaliser from former Bournemouth participant Matt Ritchie.
Backside membership Huddersfield City regarded on the right track for less than their fourth league victory of the season once they led 3-1 at West Ham United, however capitulated late on to lose 4-Three and depart them 16 factors under Burnley.
Burnley’s fourth successive league defeat left them perched perilously above the drop zone, two factors above 18th-placed Cardiff Metropolis who now have a recreation in hand.
It regarded good for Burnley when Leicester’s Harry Maguire was given a straight purple card within the fourth minute for bringing down Johann Berg Gudmundsson.
Regardless of their numerical drawback, Leicester went forward via James Maddison’s 33rd-minute free kick.
Dwight McNeil swept in a 38th-minute equaliser to settle residence nerves and Burnley had a number of penalty claims turned down within the second half as they chased a winner.
Morgan’s header gave Brendan Rodgers his second win in three video games as Leicester supervisor, retaining his aspect in 10th spot.
With three of their final 4 video games of the season in opposition to Chelsea, Manchester Metropolis and Arsenal, Sean Dyche is aware of his aspect must emerge from their droop as a matter of urgency.
A house recreation in opposition to mid-table Leicester had regarded like a great alternative however Dyche mentioned the early sending-off of Maguire had really thrown his staff.
“It can play with you psychologically when someone gets sent off so early, and we didn’t get to grips with the game in the first half,” he mentioned.
“You need results, we are in a tough spell now and you want to come away with something especially against 10 men.”
Salomon Rondon gave Newcastle the lead in first-half stoppage time with an excellent free kick however Bournemouth levelled via Josh King’s doubtful penalty and when he struck once more within the 81st minute Newcastle regarded sunk.
However Ritchie’s excellent volley from DeAndre Yedlin’s cross despatched the Magpies followers into raptures.
West Ham trailed 3-1 within the 75th minute on the London Stadium with some residence followers heading for residence.
However Angelo Ogbonna headed in earlier than substitute Javier Hernandez struck twice.
West Ham had really taken the lead via Mark Noble’s early penalty however Huddersfield belied their lowly place with Juninho Bacuna and Karlam Grant scoring earlier than halt-ime.
Teen Grant thumped residence a 25-metre shot and a uncommon Saturday afternoon to savour regarded seemingly for the Terriers.
However West Ham weren’t within the temper to be fall guys and completed with a flourish to maneuver to inside two factors of seventh-placed Wolves.