With both teams safely in mid-table, the opening exchanges lacked energy until Wilfred Ndidi finished emphatically after Danny Drinkwater’s cross was not dealt with by
Having earlier hit the crossbar, Riyad Mahrez, playing his 100th Premier League match, doubled the advantage by capitalising on further sloppy defending to stab home in the 58th minute.
Marc Albrighton completed the victory with an excellent third, finishing off the woodwork after Jamie Vardy’s break in the 93rd minute.
Leicester, who fell as low as 18th in February, climbed to ninth with 43 points from 35 games – three more than
The result left
Right back Jones headed in a 69th-minute opener against the run of play, and Defoe bundled in the second goal in stoppage time, although video replays showed he was offside when a free kick from the right was delivered into his path.
* Stoke City defender Ryan Shawcross deflected the ball into his own net to earn
Stoke had not scored away from home since January, and it was
Junior Stanislas deftly guided home the equaliser for
Shawcross deflected Josh King’s shot into his own net with eight minutes left to leave
Vokes had given Burnley the lead in the 56th minute, but
With five minutes remaining, Vokes looped a header over Ben Foster, who found himself out of position.