Foxes comeback earns point
By Patrick Goss
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Leicester earned a point against Watford in a 2-2 draw on Tuesday.A stunning comeback earned Leicester a point against Watford in a 2-2 draw at Vicarage Road.
Trailing to goals from Jay DeMerit and Danny Webber at the break, Leicester claimed a share of the points with David Connolly and Stephen Hughes both on the scoresheet.
It took 15 minutes for the game to get started, with DeMerit heading straight at Ian Walker before Connolly went through one-on-one but could not beat Richard Lee.
DeMerit finally broke the deadlock when he thumped home a fine Neil Ardley free-kick.
Four minutes later it appeared the writing was on the wall for Leicester when Heidar Helguson was bundled over by Nikos Dabizas and the recalled Webber confidently smashed home from the spot.
However, Craig Levein rallied his players at the break and the game was turned on its head in the second half.
Darren Kenton was the provider for a crucial early first, his through-ball converted with aplomb by Connelly.
With 18 minutes remaining, Connolly's fine run was capped with a fine cut-back that Hughes dispatched past Lee.
The Foxes could have gone one better and won the game, but Lee saved from Connolly, and Keith Gillespie fired a shot narrowly wide.