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Iheanacho Sets New Premier League Record

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The Nigerian striker; Kelechi Iheanacho becomes the first player in Premier League history to score a goal on all seven days of the week within a single season, and this has made him clinch the Craig David statue.



The striker was on target for Leicester City as they suffered a 2-1 defeat to Chelsea in Tuesday’s league encounter.

With the hosts taking a two-goal lead through Antonio Rudiger and Jorginho, the Iheanacho was introduced for James Maddison on the hour mark.

In the 76th minute, he reduced the deficit for Brendan Rodgers’ Foxes. Receiving a pass from compatriot Wilfred Ndidi, Iheanacho knocked the ball calmly into the bottom right corner of Edouard Mendy’s goal.

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