In a thrilling Championship showdown at St. Mary’s Stadium, Wilfred Ndidi electrified the pitch on Friday evening, leaving fans in awe as he netted a crucial goal to propel Leicester City to a resounding 4-1 victory over Joe Aribo’s Southampton.
The Nigerian midfield maestro showcased his dazzling dribbling skills and a clinical scoring instinct during the first half’s added time.
Expertly receiving a pass from Stephy Mavididi, Ndidi confidently danced past a defender before unleashing a thunderous strike that found the back of the net.
It was a moment of sheer brilliance that added to Leicester City’s lead, which had already been established with goals from the prolific Jamie Vardy and Kasey McAteer.
While Samuel Edozie managed to salvage a consolation goal for the Saints, Mavididi later sealed the deal with Leicester’s fourth goal in the 67th minute.
This outstanding performance marked Ndidi’s third goal of the season across all competitions, equaling his personal best goal tally for Leicester City in a single season.
It’s not just a triumph for the Foxes; it’s a testament to Ndidi’s exceptional form.
This victory adds to the momentum of his brilliant season, which also saw him shine in Nigeria’s recent 6-0 win over Sao Tome in their AFCON Qualifier.
As the Premier League beckons, Leicester City fans have every reason to celebrate their midfield maestro’s invaluable contributions.