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Southampton vs Leicester City Second Half Delayed Due To Medical Emergency In The Crowd

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Southampton vs Leicester City Second Half Delayed Due To Medical Emergency In The Crowd

The second half of Southampton vs Leicester City has been delayed due to a medical emergency in the crowd.

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It comes just 45 minutes after Watford's clash with Chelsea was suspended due to a suspected cardiac arrest in the crowd.

Leicester City tweeted: "There will be a delay to kick-off for the second half due to a medical emergency in the stands."

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The game has since restarted after a delay with the scores 2-2.


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Jan Bednarek gave the Saints an early lead after turning home a Nathan Tella cross inside three minutes, meaning Leicester's long run for a clean sheet goes on.

The Foxes got back in it through Jonny Evans' volley, before Che Adams restored Southampton's lead with a glancing header.

James Maddison then continued his hot streak once the second half resumed with a lovely low-driven effort.

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Leicester will be looking to win their second game on the bounce following an emphatic 4-2 win over Watford on Sunday.

Southampton, meanwhile, are looking to recover from a thumping 4-0 defeat to Liverpool.

Both sides started the evening in the bottom half but Leicester could move up to as high as sixth should they go on to win.

Featured Image Credit: PA Images

Topics: Leicester City, Football, Southampton, Premier League

Daniel Marland
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