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Tielemans, Barnes strikes lift Leicester past Everton and out of bottom three

Superb strikes from Youri Tielemans and Harvey Barnes in either half gave Leicester a 2-0 victory against Everton on Saturday Night Football.

It was another special goal from the Belgian midfielder, who followed up a sensational effort against Wolves with a similarly sensational effort at Goodison Park.

On the stroke of half-time, James Maddison - who once again impressed for the Foxes - found Tielemans on the edge of the area. He controlled with his thigh before thundering the ball into the top left corner.

Everton were sloppy throughout and were punished late on as a Leicester counter finished with a second. Maddison drove down the left flank, flashing a cross into the 18-yard box that Barnes smashed past Jordan Pickford.

The 24-year-old has now scored in all four of Leicester's Premier League wins this season.

Alex Iwobi and Dominic Calvert-Lewin - taken off injured in the second half ahead of England's World Cup squad announcement later this month - both went close for Everton, but they were unable to find a way past a Leicester defence who have conceded just three goals in six Premier League games.

Leicester move above Everton into 13th place, now winning three of their last four league matches. Everton drop into 15th, with both sides level on 14 points.

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