Leicester beat West Ham 2-1 despite heavy rotation

LONDON (AP) — Demarai Gray missed a penalty in the first half before scoring a winner in the second period as Leicester beat relegation-threatened West Ham 2-1 to pile more pressure on manager Manuel Pellegrini on Saturday.

Gray, one of nine new faces in a much-changed Leicester lineup, had a penalty saved by Lukasz Fabianski after 12 minutes after the goalkeeper clattered into Kelechi Iheanacho in the area.

The second-placed visitors did eventually take the lead in the 40th through Iheanacho, who stooped to head in from close range, only for Pablo Fornals to equalize on the stroke of half-time.

Gray made amends for his earlier mistake when he ran onto Ayoze Perez’s through pass and curled
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