Dee Dah Denies Tykes
Jamie Vardy's late strike denied Barnsley all 3 points at the King Power Stadium. Former Stocksbridge Park Steels and Sheffield Wednesday player Vardy popped up late on after some good work by David Nugent to level for the Foxes.
Leicester had the better of the the opening stages with only the excellence of the reliable Luke Steele keeping the sides Level.
However a goal looked inevitable even at this early stage and it duly arrived after nine minutes when Anthony Knockaert drilled home left footed from 12 yards to give the overworked Steele no chance with his fifth goal of the season.
The Barnsley players were putting in the effort for the under pressure Hill and it was a few tough tackles that strung the Reds into action. These challenges were followed by a 27th minute Stephen Dawson Strike which put the reds level.
Leicester had been rattled by the equaliser, they were left distraught after conceding a second after 39 minutes. This time it was Reuben Noble-Lazarus who finished off a move involving Jim O`Brien with a stylish overhead kick from close range to put his side 2-1 ahead.
Buzsaky had the chance to put the reds 3-1 up just before the break but shot wide.
Barnsley defended well in the second half until sub Vardy popped up late on to level.
Big Christmas for the Reds, can Hill lead them to safety or is a change required in the Oakwell hotseat??
Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.