Youri Tielemans’ stunning strike and James Maddison’s second-half winner helped Leicester City claim a hard-fought victory at Brentford.
Brentford started brightly as Christian Norgaard drew a smart save from Kasper Schmeichel before Ivan Toney’s goal on seven minutes was ruled out for offside.
But it was Leicester who made the breakthrough on 14 minutes when Tielemans hit an unstoppable half-volley into the top corner from 25 yards.
Schmeichel denied Toney an equaliser with an acrobatic fingertip save but the Bees were back on level terms on the hour mark thanks to Zanka’s glancing header from Mathias Jensen’s corner.
But Maddison struck the winner with 17 minutes remaining, sliding home after substitute Patson Daka had unselfishly squared the ball.
Maddison’s goal was also the 35th of Gameweek 9, the most this season.
Leicester move up to ninth on 14 points, two points and three places ahead of Brentford.
Brentford: 30 Oct v Burnley (A)
Leicester: 30 Oct v Arsenal (H)
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