Premier League

Vardy, Leicester rediscover title-winning form to beat City

LEICESTER, England (AP) Jamie Vardy ended a three-month goal drought in style when his hat trick led struggling champion Leicester to a 4-2 victory over Manchester City in the English Premier League on Saturday.

The diminutive striker looked back to last season's best, making a nuisance of himself and worrying defenders with his pace and movement.

It took Vardy only three minutes to score his first club goal in 17 appearances and Andy King added another inside two minutes. Vardy netted again in the 20th and 78th minutes before City attempted a fightback. Aleksandar Kolarov scored from a free kick and set up Nolito to limit the humiliation for Pep Guardiola's fourth-place side.

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