Leicester City to win Premier League: says world

Christian Fuchs
Two goals, three points, top of the league and another Premier League title for Robert Huth?

Etihad Stadium, 6 February 2016.

Will this date become the "I was there moment" of the season?

Was this the day that people finally started to believe that Leicester can actually win the Premier League title?

It all started with Riyad Mahrez winning a free-kick on the edge of Manchester City's area and then...

0-1 Huth 12:48 GMT

German defender Robert Huth flicks in Mahrez's free-kick during the third minute to give Leicester the lead, and his Wikipedia page gets a cheeky edit...

Craig Ting spotted this addition to Robert Huth's Wikipedia page
Craig Ting spotted this addition to Robert Huth's Wikipedia page

One Twitter user decides a religious conversion might be in order if Leicester can achieve the unthinkable. Leicester's Thai owners regularly bring Buddhist monks over to bless the players.

Mateusz

While another points out that Australian Mark Schwarzer could create his own piece of history. The goalkeeper did not play a single match for Chelsea as they won the title last season and is yet to play for Leicester this season.

Wile E Kouyate

0-2 - Mahrez 13:48 GMT

After half-time Mahrez turns Martin Demichelis inside out before doubling Leicester's lead on 48 minutes, and the plaudits pour in for the Algerian.

Jamie Carragher
Piers Morgan

Some quickly pointed out that you could buy 122 Mahrez's for the cost of one Raheem Sterling.

Football Funnys

0-3 - Huth 14:00 GMT

It's 60 minutes inside the Etihad Stadium when Huth gets his second of the game with a header.

Dan Walker
Jeremy Vine

That goal sees Leicester become the top trending topic worldwide with over 500,000 tweets sent after kick-off about the Foxes.

Spredfast
After the third goal at 14:03 GMT, Leicester became the top trending Twitter topic in the world

Full time: Manchester City 1-3 Leicester City

The whistle blows at Etihad Stadium and Leicester open a six-point gap at the top of the Premier League, a lead Tottenham would later reduce to five points with a 1-0 win against Watford.

Coral
Gary Lineker
Piers Morgan

Suddenly everyone started to believe that this could be Leicester's year and bookmakers made them the favourites at 7/4.

Spredfast
Over 8,000 tweets were sent after Leicester's third goal with the words 'leicester' and 'title' in the posts
Steve Sidwell
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John Bishop
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But wait a minute this is Leicester, a team that just a year ago were bottom of the league. Is this actually going to happen? Only 13 games to go and then we will know for sure.

Jean-Paul Breyer
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