Albrighton’s winner gave Leicester City victory against Norwich

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Norwich 1-2 Leicester

Marc Albrighton’s winner gave Leicester City victory at Carrow Road, leaving Norwich City still without a point after Kenny McLean’s equaliser was disallowed.

The Canaries fell behind early on after Jamie Vardy took advantage of a mistake by on-loan Manchester United defender Brandon Williams.

The hosts levelled through Teemu Pukki’s penalty just before the break but Albrighton’s shot, which deflected off Williams, restored Leicester’s lead.

McLean looked to have equalised soon after, but Todd Cantwell was ruled offside to leave Norwich one place above Arsenal at the foot of the Premier League.

Norwich were celebrating their second equaliser, a powerful header from the recalled McLean, but were denied their moment when a VAR check revealed Cantwell was offside in front of Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel.

Daniel Farke’s side rallied late on and, deep into stoppage time, substitute Adam Idah stabbed a close-range shot wide.

Arsenal’s 5-0 defeat at Manchester City earlier on, coupled with Pukki’s goal – Norwich’s first of the league season – moved the Canaries off the bottom of the table after three games.