MOTM Award : Ndidi 'did' it for Leicester City at St James Park

Nigeria midfielder has been named the Man of the match in the Leicester City impressive 3-2 victory away at Newcastle United.

Wilfred Onyinye Ndidi was in his usual best as his third assist of the season saw Leicester City equalize in the first half through the reigning African Footballer of the year Riyad Mahrez in the 20th minute.

The former Genk enforcer helped the Foxes secure an unusual third consecutive victory which moved them into the top 8.

Ndidi 20,at one point in the match physically maltreated two Newcastle midfielders and his assist came courtesy of a 'Nasa' pass.

The 20-year-Old has played every premier league match for Leicester City and has won more tackles than any other player in the division.

■Wilfred Ndidi v Newcastle United

1 assist

100 touches

75 passes

79% pass accuracy

2 key passes

2 dribbles

6 tackles won

3 interceptions

3 clearances

7 aerials duels won

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