Football: Pickford mistake earns Leicester point at Everton

Pickford reacts as Youri Tielemans scores for Leicester. PHOTO: AFP

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND (REUTERS) - A mistake by Everton keeper Jordan Pickford helped Leicester City stretch their unbeaten Premier League run to seven although they will be disappointed with a 1-1 draw on Wednesday (Jan 27).

With Everton hanging on to the lead given them by James Rodriguez in the first half, England keeper Pickford let Youri Tielemans's shot squirm into the net in the 67th minute.

Rodriguez's 30th-minute strike was a beauty but Leicester dominated for large periods, especially after the break.

Despite that it was Everton who actually finished strongly and Dominic Calvert-Lewin missed a chance to win it.

The draw left Leicester in third spot with 39 points, two points behind leaders Manchester City who have played a game fewer.

Everton remain in seventh spot with 33 although they have games in hand on most of the sides above them.

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