Swansea City v Leicester City, 05 December 2015

Score3-0 to Leicester City
RefereeMichael Oliver
CompetitionPremier League
VenueLiberty Stadium
Attendance20,836
This was Leicester City's first league win at Swansea City since 29 September 1979 when two goals from Dennis Rofe secured a 2-0 victory in League Division Two at the Vetch. Kick-off: 3.00pm

Goals:

Goals:

Riyad Mahrez 5 G
Riyad Mahrez 22 G
Riyad Mahrez 67 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Łukasz Fabiański
Defender Kyle Bartley
Defender Ashley Williams
Defender/Midfielder Kyle Naughton
Defender/Midfielder Neil Taylor
Midfielder Leon Britton
Midfielder Wayne Routledge
Midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson
Midfielder KI Sung-yueng
Midfielder/Forward André Ayew
Forward Bafetimbi Gomis

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel
Defender/Right back Danny Simpson
Defender Christian Fuchs
Defender Robert Huth
Defender Wes Morgan
Midfielder Marc Albrighton
Midfielder Danny Drinkwater
Midfielder N'Golo Kanté
Midfielder/Forward Riyad Mahrez
Forward Leonardo Ulloa
Forward Jamie Vardy

Substitutions:

Jefferson Montero for Wayne Routledge 46
Modou Barrow for Leon Britton 63
Jack Cork for KI Sung-yueng 78

Substitutions:

Andy King for Leonardo Ulloa 87
Jeffrey Schlupp for Riyad Mahrez 90

Cards:

Leon Britton 47 Y
KI Sung-yueng 74 Y

Cards:

N'Golo Kanté 23 Y
Danny Simpson 70 Y
Marc Albrighton 90 Y

On the bench:

Defender/Right back Angel Rangel
Defender/Midfielder Jack Cork
Midfielder/Forward Marvin Emnes
Midfielder/Forward Jefferson Montero
Forward Modou Barrow

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer
Defender Yohan Benalouane
Defender/Midfielder Jeffrey Schlupp
Midfielder Gokhan Inler
Midfielder Andy King
Forward Shinji Okazaki

Comments:

League position: 15th Swansea City had now won just one of their last 11 Premier League games (seven defeats); a 2-1 success at bottom-of-the-table Aston Villa. They failed to score in seven of those games. The Swans had now conceded the first goal in each of their last seven Premier League games. Riyad Mahrez's hat-trick was the first conceded by City since Diego Costa's at Chelsea in the Premier League on 13 September 2014.

Comments:

League position: 1st Having established a Premier League record in scoring in each of Leicester City's last 11 games, Jamie Vardy failed in his attempt to equal Jimmy Dunne's all-time top division record when he scored in 12 consecutive First Division games for Sheffield United in the 1931-32 season. Riyard Mahrez's hat-trick was the third scored by a Leicester City player in the Premier League after Ian Marshall against Derby County on 22 February 1997 and Stan Collymore against Sunderland on 5 March 2000. The Foxes had now lost just one of their last 19 Premier League games (won 12). Marc Albrighton was booked in the first minute of added time in the second half. The Premier League’s Goal Accreditation Panel ruled on the following: - Leicester City’s first and second goals against Swansea City on Saturday 5th December 2015 have been confirmed as Riyad Mahrez goals. (Circular 12 – 10th December 2015)