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Jamie Vardy joins Arsenal legend Ian Wright in exclusive Premier League club following latest Leicester goal

Jamie Vardy joins Arsenal legend Ian Wright in exclusive Premier League club following latest Leicester goal

Crystal Palace vs Leicester

One of four Premier League clashes taking place on Sunday saw Crystal Palace and Leicester City face off at Selhurst Park.

Leicester headed into the game on a pretty dismal run of form. The Foxes had lost two and drawn one of their last three Premier League ties, and have also endured a nightmare start to their Europa League campaign, with their last outing a 1-0 loss vs Polish outfit Legia Warsaw.

Not only that, but it looked as though Leicester’s poor run was set to continue in the early stages of Sunday’s game.

Crystal Palace were in firm control of the tie, with the visitors hardly having a sniff in the Eagles’ half.

However, Leicester’s fortunes changed shortly after the half-hour mark when some poor Palace defending led to Kelechi Iheanacho slotting past Vicente Guaita.

Leicester were not done there, however, with Jamie Vardy making it 2-0 shortly after:

Jamie Vardy joins exclusive Premier League club

This strike came as Vardy’s 6th in seven Premier League outings this season, with the veteran forward looking back to his scintillating best after a fairly mixed 2020/21.

And, after Vardy netted Leicester’s second of the day, a rather interesting stat came to light concerning the Englishman.

As showcased below, only two players in Premier League history have scored 90+ goals in the competition after turning 30. The first was Arsenal legend Ian Wright (93), with Vardy having today added his name to the exclusive list:

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This article was edited by Conor Laird.

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Ollie Watkins3/1 3/1 15/8
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Keinan Davis10/3 10/3 21/10
Kelechi Iheanacho10/3 10/3 21/10

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Premier League table

# Team MP D P
1 Chelsea FC 14 27 33
2 Manchester City 14 21 32
3 Liverpool FC 14 31 31
4 West Ham United 14 8 24
5 Arsenal FC 14 -3 23
6 Tottenham Hotspur 13 -4 22
7 Manchester United 14 0 21
8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 14 0 21
9 Brighton & Hove Albion 14 -2 19
10 Leicester City 14 -3 19
11 Crystal Palace 14 -1 16
12 Brentford FC 14 -2 16
13 Aston Villa 14 -4 16
14 Everton FC 14 -7 15
15 Leeds United 14 -7 15
16 Southampton FC 14 -7 15
17 Watford FC 14 -7 13
18 Burnley FC 13 -6 10
19 Norwich City 14 -20 10
20 Newcastle United 14 -14 7

Premier League 21/22

Player Team Goals
Salah, Mohamed Liverpool FC 13
Vardy, Jamie Leicester City 9
Jota, Diogo Liverpool FC 8
Mane, Sadio Liverpool FC 7
Dennis, Emmanuel Watford FC 6
Antonio, Michail West Ham United 6
Ronaldo, Cristiano Manchester United 6
Raphinha Leeds United 6
Fernandes, Bruno Manchester United 5
King, Joshua Watford FC 5
Smith-Rowe, Emile Arsenal FC 5
Son, Heung Min Tottenham Hotspur 5
Silva, Bernardo Manchester City 5
Pukki, Teemu Norwich City 5
Wilson, Callum Newcastle United 5
Maupay, Neal Brighton & Hove Albion 5
Cornet, Maxwel Burnley FC 5
Sarr, Ismaila Watford FC 5
James, Reece Chelsea FC 4
Mount, Mason Chelsea FC 4