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Jamie Vardy : Leicester skipper equals Van Nistelrooy’s scoring record

Jamie Vardy
Leicester City‘s talisman Jamie Vardy equals Manchester United legend Ruud Van Nistelrooy‘s scoring record following his brace in Foxes’ opening game as the defeat West Bromwich Albion to 3-0 at the Hawthorns Stadium.

There is no doubt that Jamie Vardy will be a serious candidate in the Golden Boot race this 2020/21 Premier League season.

For his first game, the 33-year-old striker bags a brace against newly promoted West Bromwich Albion on Sunday afternoon.

Belgian right-back Timothy Castagne gives the lead to Brendan Rodgers team before the “Vardy show”.

Jamie Vardy celebrating with his teammates.
Jamie Vardy celebrating with his teammates.

With his two penalties scored, Vardy becomes the second Premier League player to score five consecutive goals during an away game against a same club since Ruud Van Nistelrooy while playing for Red Devils.

Dutch legend found the net during five consecutive trips to Newcastle United. A record Jamie Vardy equals today as he scores on his five away games at Hawthorns Stadium.

“Never in a million years did I ever think I would win a Premier League winners medal let alone the Golden Boot…just wow! If this proves anything, it shows you should never ever give up on your dreams, no matter how crazy they may seem!” Jamie Vardy wrote in July as he claimed 2019/20 Premier League Golden Boot with 23 goals.

In addition, Leicester will take on Burnley on September 20, 2020 (next Sunday) Burnley for their second game of the season. Another occasion for Jamie Vardy to score as Liverpool star Mohamed Salah is currently on top of PL top scorers after his hat-trick against Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds United on Saturday. Liverpool have won to 4-3.

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