No slip-up for Leicester at top of EPL

Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez (right) sweeping home a superb pass from team-mate Jamie Vardy for his side's winner in their 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park yesterday. With the win, the Foxes opened up an eight-point gap between
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Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez (right) sweeping home a superb pass from team-mate Jamie Vardy for his side's winner in their 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park yesterday.

With the win, the Foxes opened up an eight-point gap between themselves and second-placed Tottenham at the top of the English Premier League table with seven games to go.

Spurs host Bournemouth today.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 20, 2016, with the headline 'No slip-up for Leicester at top of EPL'. Print Edition | Subscribe