EPL 2015: Leicester City Thrash Sunderland 4-2, To Begin Their Campaign

English Premier League, Leicester City vs Sunderland at King Power Stadium.

’s manager , second right, gives instructions to Danny Drinkwater during the English Premier League soccer match against at the King Power Stadium, Leicester, Saturday Aug. 8, 2015. (Paul Harding/PA via AP)

Leicester opened its Premier League season with three goals in the first 25 minutes, beating Sunderland 4-2 Saturday.

Jamie struck first in the 11th minute with a header to the bottom right corner and Riyad scored in the 18th and from the penalty spot in the 25th.

Former coach Claudio Ranieri made a triumphant return to the league after 11 years away as Leicester continued its strong finish from last season when it managed to avoid relegation.

and Steven Fletcher grabbed second-half goals for Sunderland, while Marc Albrighton got Leicester’s fourth at the King Power Stadium.


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