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Video: Jamie Vardy brace downs Liverpool as Leicester City stay top of Premier League

Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy scored twice in a 2-0 win over Liverpool at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday night to keep his side top of the Premier League table.

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The England international struck early in the second half with a goal-of-the season contender to put his side ahead, and he wrapped up the victory just over 10 minutes later as Leicester continue their remarkable season.

While Manchester City picked up a win over Sunderland, Arsenal fell further off the pace after being held to a goalless draw at home by Southampton. However, it won’t concern Claudio Ranieri at all as the Italian tactician will merely be focusing on his side maintaining their current form.

Coupled with Vardy getting back in amongst the goals to take his tally for the season to 18 in the league, the Foxes will hope that they can cause yet another upset when they face Man City on Saturday.

With speculation that the frontman is set to sign a new deal with the club, as reported by Sky Sports, he impressed in front of England manager Roy Hodgson and certainly proved that he is worth an improved deal with a stunning effort from 25 yards out as he fired an effort over Simon Mignolet.

While his second was also a smart finish, it wasn’t what Jurgen Klopp wanted to see from his players as they are now nine points adrift of the top four and six behind Manchester United in fifth.

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