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Leicester City 2-1 Brentford

Premier League side Leicester City overcame Brentford 2-0 at the King Power Stadium thanks to two spectacular first-half strikes.

Leicester City have struggled in the Premier League this season, but they shone in the first half of their 2-1 victory over Fulham, with goals from Timothy Castagne and James Maddison sealing the victory despite a late goal from Yoane Wissa that threatened to dampen the party atmosphere at Filbert Way.

It was maybe unsurprising to see Brendan Rodgers' players perform so admirably, especially with the return to fitness of their full-back duo of James Justin and Castagne, who were once again able to combine their efforts.

In spite of the fact that Justin has been slowly but steadily returning his full health since January, Castagne was making his first appearance since December 28 - and he made an immediate impact, unleashing a beautiful right-footed strike into an empty net.

The Belgian, like the rest of us, raised his palms to his ears in amazement.

Just after half an hour, it was Maddison's turn to enthuse the crowd, smashing an arcing free-kick over the wall and past David Raya to get the crowd roaring. This strike brings his total number of Premier League goals from outside the box to 13, which is more than any other player has managed since the beginning of this year's campaign.

Almost immediately after half-time, Kelechi Iheanacho had a chance to make it three, but the visitors seized control and Kasper Schmeichel had to make spectacular saves to deny Pontus Jansson and then Bryan Mbeumo.

After a poor first half, the Bees finally got the reward they deserved for their second-half effort, with Wissa scoring a fantastic goal from 20 yards.

They were, however, unsuccessful in their search for a late leveller.

Tottenham 3-1 West Ham

To stay in the race for the top four, Tottenham Hotspur defeated London rivals West Ham United 3-1 on Sunday.

Matt Doherty provided the assist for Harry Kane's first goal of the season. Son was unable to get a touch on the ball because of the large number of Hammers defenders in his way. Instead, Kurt Zouma's knee flicked the ball past Lukasz Fabianski, who was unable to recover.

West Ham managed to score from a corner despite a shaky start. After Aaron Creswell whipped in a cross, Craig Dawson headed it to Said Benrahma at the back post for the goal. He regained control of the ball and scored a low volley, allowing the visitors to retake the lead.

Even though West Ham seemed more comfortable on the ball in the second half of the game, they were unable to create clear-cut chances for an equaliser.

Tottenham needed 88 minutes to score their second goal, but they were able to maintain their two-goal advantage. Son scored after a pass from Hugo Lloris was diverted to him by a defender.

Tottenham has moved up to sixth place, ahead of West Ham and Manchester United. However, all eyes will be on the upcoming north London derby, which could determine who finishes in the top four.

West Ham will look to earn a point against a struggling Everton before traveling to Lyon to compete in the Europa League quarter-finals on Tuesday.

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