County gave account of themselves on Tuesday night time towards Premier League Leicester, however a brace from Jamie Vardy and a James Justin effort earned a 3-0 win for the hosts.
After practically making it to half time level-pegging, full-back Justin’s stunning curling effort discovered the far nook to provide the Foxes a deserved lead.
Jamie Vardy put the sport to mattress with a second half brace that put County out of attain nevertheless it was a spirited efficiency towards the 2016 Premier League winners.
Justin had the primary effort on purpose for the hosts, placing from the sting of the realm on the half-volley just for it to deflect off Ayoze Perez and out for a purpose kick.
Harvey Barnes performed a neat one-two with Luke Thomas with 5 minutes performed earlier than slicing inside and unleashing a fierce drive that was nicely blocked by Mickey Demetriou.
Birthday boy Adam Lewis prevented a sure purpose simply minutes later with some heroic defending. Barnes performed a stunning ball by to Vardy, who squared for Perez, however the wing-back did brilliantly to intercept.
Perez then went for purpose himself from the sting of the realm, however after beating captain Matt Dolan after which James Waite, he skewed his left-footed shot excessive and huge.
Praet was linking up nicely with Vardy in assault, and after receiving the veteran striker’s knock down, spurned a good probability by half-volleying huge simply contained in the field.
Praet teed it as much as Wilfred Ndidi a minute later, as soon as once more, although, the midfielder noticed his shot go huge.
After a quiet interval within the recreation, it sprung to life with Barnes enjoying a neat one-two with Vardy, Nick Townsend was at full stretch to disclaim the winger.
The Exiles followers have been in high quality voice after a spell of County stress which led to Demetriou crossing for Lewis Collins, he caught a leg out however simply flew previous him as he steadied himself to strike.
It was Justin who gave the Foxes a deserved lead simply earlier than the half-time whistle to interrupt County resistance, curling in with left foot from outdoors the realm, seeing his shot clip the publish because it went in.
We hit the woodwork early within the second half after Dolan’s very good set-piece discovered the pinnacle of Demetriou, nevertheless the linesman flagged for offside after the defender noticed his header rebound off the publish.
Adam Lewis had County’s finest probability in 58 minutes when he met Cameron Norman’s harmful supply on the again publish. Sadly for him, although, it was straight at Daniel Iversen.
Ndidi met a nook kick from substitute Kelechi Iheanacho simply after the hour mark, however bought an excessive amount of on his header from on the six-yard line.
Vardy was put by one-on-one moments later by Iheanacho, however Townsend did nicely to get off his line rapidly and block the striker’s stabbed effort away from purpose.
Townsend bought introduced into motion shortly after following a neat flip from Barnes, whose goal-bound shot that heading for the highest nook was tipped away brilliantly by the County goalkeeper.
Vardy ultimately scored his purpose in 70 minutes, placing the sport to mattress with an instinctive header simply contained in the field from Marc Albrighton’s whipped cross.
Substitute Thierry Nevers bought into place with simply over ten minutes remaining, nevertheless with Chanka Zimba and Will Evans able to pounce, the frontman’s cut-back was behind these prepared and ready.
Vardy made it three in emphatic type not lengthy after with a chic end, he acquired a by ball from Barnes and after dribbling previous Townsend, he beat Priestley Farquharson earlier than smashing the ball into an empty web.
We practically bought a comfort on 84 minutes following Demetriou’s launched throw-in. The central defender rose highest deep inside the realm, solely to see his header sail narrowly huge.
Nevers regarded danagerous after approaching, and after beating a few defenders noticed his low, left-footed drive save nicely by Daniel Iversen.
Leicester Metropolis: Daniel Iversen, James Justin (Marc Albrighton ’60), Wout Faes (Jannick Vestergaard ’75), Jonny Evans (c), Luke Thomas, Wilfred Ndidi (Sam Braybrooke ’73), Boubakary Soumare (Youri Tielemans ’60), Dennis Praet , Ayoze Perez (Kelechi Iheanacho, ’60), Harvey Barnes, Jamie Vardy.
Subs not used: Alex Smithies, Daniel Amartey, Nampalys Mendy, Patson Daka.
Newport County: Nick Townsend,, Aaron Lewis, Cameron Norman, Priestley Farquharson, Mickey Demetriou, Adam Lewis (Harrison Brilliant ’90), Matt Dolan (c), Nathan Moriah-Welsh (Sam Bowen ’75), Lewis Collins (Will Evans ’70) , James Waite (Thierry Nevers ’70), Omar Bogle (Chanka Zimba ’70)
Subs not used: Joe Day, Scot Bennett, Hayden Lindley, Jack Karadogan.