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Wes Morgan snatches last-minute win for 10-man Leicester at Burnley

It is not often a substitute scores 84 minutes after coming on. If this was a rarity, it represented rather more than that. Summoned in the sixth minute, after Harry Maguire got the division’s earliest red card since 2015, Wes Morgan capped his contribution with the goal that gave Brendan Rodgers back-to-back wins and worsened Burnley’s plight.

Morgan headed in emphatically when Youri Tielemans, whose initial corner had been cleared, showed greater precision at the second attempt. A game with a wretched start for Leicester had a happy ending. Demoted after Rodgers’ first game in charge, Morgan was not alone in making a point. Dropped from the England squad despite creating the most chances in the Premier League this season, James Maddison conjured an eloquent answer with a lovely goal.

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