Memorable Match: West Bromwich Albion 2-3 Leicester City: Late Vardy winner sends the Foxes within three points of safety 
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - APRIL 11: Leicester's Jamie Vardy celebrates after scoring to make it 2-3 during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Leicester City at The Hawthorns on April 11, 2015 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Plumb Images/Leicester City FC via Getty Images)

Leicester City face West Bromwich Albion on Thursday night at the King Power Stadium, with the Foxes looking to finish the season off strongly while qualifying for the UEFA Champions League.

Leicester have been one of the stories of the campaign once again as they look set to upset the traditional ‘Big Six’ for another year. On the back of their 1-0 FA Cup semi-final win over Southampton at the weekend, can the Foxes gain more momentum and points against West Brom?

The Baggies have struggled for most of the campaign, and they've looked destined to be heading straight back down to the Championship. However, with two wins on the bounce against Chelsea and Southampton, could they mount an end-of-season comeback?

This week, we look back to April 2015, when Leicester were rock bottom of the Premier League and were in desperate need of three points that could give them a glimmer of hope in their fight for survival.

Same old story 

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The Foxes had been playing very entertaining football all throughout the season, but they had no end product, which contributed to them only picking up eight points from their last 10 matches going into the game against West Brom.

Leicester seemed set to return to the Championship that they had won the season before. They weren’t scoring many goals, and they were conceding way too many. Jamie Vardy had only scored two Premier League goals before this contest, and the team had only kept five clean sheets all campaign.

It looked like it was going to be another day to forget for the Foxes when the home side took the lead after just eight minutes of play, as a corner ball from Christ Brunt was met by Darren Fletcher at the near post, who headed the ball into the back of the net.

Leicester midfielder Esteban Cambiasso had thought he’d stopped the ball from going in as he seemingly cleared it off the line, but goal-line technology stepped in to confirm the goal.

Early signs of a comeback

To be successful in the Premier League, you need to have a very strong mentality. You need it even more when you go a goal down away from home.

The Foxes lacked that mentality at many points of the season, but they showed great spirit on this occasion as they equalised 20 minutes later. Leonardo Ulloa headed a ball down to the feet of David Nugent, who did well to muscle off Joleon Lescott before firing a low shot into the bottom corner.  

The game was only level for six minutes, though, before a deflected volley from Craig Gardner found its way past Kasper Schmeichel to restore West Brom's lead.

10 minutes that changed a season

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The Baggies still held a slender one-goal advantage over Leicester going into the 80th minute, but the away side had been threatening all throughout the second half.

The Foxes finally found an equaliser when a corner hit towards the back post was met by Polish defender Marcin Wasilewski, who headed the ball back into the centre of the box to fellow defender Robert Huth. He did the rest, heading home to tie things up.

That goal shifted the momentum of the contest completely in Leicester’s favour, and it was now West Brom who were hanging on to a point.

Finally, in stoppage time, the Foxes grabbed a winner, and it was nothing less than what they deserved.

Vardy robbed Gareth McAuley on the halfway line and demonstrated his blistering pace before swerving outside of Lescott just inside the penalty area. He then unleashed a powerful shot into the bottom corner, which flew past Boaz Myhill and into the back of the net.

The away end erupted, and the passion in Vardy’s celebration showed just how much the goal meant to him and the football club as a whole.

The win put them just three points off of safety and…well we all know what happened after that.

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