English Premier League, Leicester City vs Sunderland at King Power Stadium.
’s manager , second right, gives instructions to Danny Drinkwater during the soccer match against Sunderland at the , Leicester, England 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.

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 Chelsea 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 got Leicester’s fourth at the King Power Stadium.