Leicester City v Crystal Palace player ratings: Kelechi Iheanacho 9, Jamie Vardy 6; Wilfried Zaha 7

Iheanacho scored 12th goal from the last nine games as Leicester run out 2-1 winners

Leicester City's Kelechi Iheanacho drew praise from manager Brendan Rodgers after his superb display in Monday's 2-1 Premier League win over Crystal Palace.

The 24-year-old set up Leicester's equaliser for Timothy Castagne, then smashed home an 80th-minute winner to complete the turnaround at King Power Stadium.

Rodgers started Iheanacho and Jamie Vardy together only eight times last season but injuries have forced him to opt for a strike pairing in the last 10 games.

And Iheanacho has responded, scoring 12 goals from the last nine games, and Rodgers described his form as "incredible".

"The top priority for me as a coach is helping players to develop," Rodgers told the BBC.

"It's been difficult for 'Kele' because of the style we normally played which was one striker - Vardy.

"We had to change it with injuries, he's come in and been exceptional. Not just his goals, he's so happy to work hard for the team and his quality is phenomenal."

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