Jamie Vardy mocks Charlie Austin for diving

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Jamie Vardy failed to score for the sixth consecutive Premier League match against Southampton this afternoon, but the England international won’t care too much: Leicester City won the match and moved seven points clear at the top of the table.

The 29-year-old, as he has all season, worked tirelessly for the Foxes against the Saints - right up until the final whistle.

Indeed, in stoppage time, the indefatigable striker even found the energy to mock Charlie Austin for diving. (Scroll down this page to watch the video).


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Vardy was tussling for possession with the Southampton forward, who went to ground following a push.

The push wasn’t strong enough to floor the 6ft 2in frontman, though, according to Vardy - based on the Leicester star’s reaction, anyway.

Video: Jamie Vardy mocks Charlie Austin

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Looking back at Austin while shaking his head and smiling, Vardy theatrically leapt to the ground to prove his point to referee Michael Oliver.

Leicester on course to win the title

A couple of minutes later and all was forgotten as the Foxes secured their 20th league win of a quite remarkable season.

Claudio Ranieri’s men need another 12 points to win what would be their first league title in Leicester’s 132-year history.

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