Algeria's Mahrez rescues point for Leicester in 1-1 draw with West Brom

Reuters , Monday 16 Oct 2017

Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez celebrates scoring their first goal with Islam Slimani (Reuters)

Riyad Mahrez rescued a point for Leicester City who came from behind to draw 1-1 with West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Monday.

After a goalless first half at the King Power Stadium, Nacer Chadli, in his first league start of the season for West Brom, broke the deadlock in the 63rd minute with a curling free kick from 25 metres out.

Mahrez was guilty of missing a sitter earlier in the second half but rifled in a half-volley, after controlling the ball with his chest, to equalise with little more than 10 minutes remaining.

Although Craig Shakespeare's men showed a vast improvement after the Algerian's strike, the resulting draw meant that they remained in 18th place, with six points from eight games. West Brom moved up one position to 10th.

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