Vardy penalty puts Leicester top of the table


Jamie Vardy scored one of two first-half penalties as Leicester City went top of the Premier League with a 1-0 home win over Wolverhampton Wanderers.


Referee Anthony Taylor awarded the first spot kick after using the Referee Review Area following a handball by Max Kilman, with Vardy converting from 12 yards.


The striker missed the chance to extend their lead six minutes before the break, Rui Patricio saving his penalty after Rayan Ait-Nouri fouled James Justin.


Wolves rallied in the second half, with Pedro Neto firing powerfully at Kasper Schmeichel before the Leicester goalkeeper produced a fantastic save to deny Ruben Neves.


Harvey Barnes then had an effort deflected over for Brendan Rodgers' team, who held on to go top with 18 points, one above Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool.


Wolves drop to eighth, with 13 points from eight matches.