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Leicester strikes late to defeat Norwich City


LEICESTER, England (AP) — Late substitute Leonardo Ulloa struck an 89th minute winner to give Premier League leader Leicester City a 1-0 victory over struggling Norwich on Saturday.

Ulloa came on in the 78th minute and steered the ball home from close range following a cross by Marc Albrighton.

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have scored more league goals than the entire Norwich team put together, with 33 to 30. But they were kept in check as Norwich played Leicester at its own game, sitting deep and then looking to hit the opposition on the break.

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The strategy worked until the very end of the match at King Power Stadium.

Leicester now tops the standings with 56 points, five more than Arsenal and Tottenham, which play their matches on Sunday.