West Ham tames the Foxes, snaps Leicester's winning streak

Following its 5-2 win at Manchester City a week ago, Leicester was brought crashing down to earth against West Ham, which could have won by a bigger margin.

Jarrod Bowen of West Ham United celebrates scoring with Declan Rice and Michail Antonio during the team's win over Leicester City at the King Power Stadium.   -  Getty Images

West Ham celebrated a stunning 3-0 win at Leicester City in the Premier League on Sunday to end the Foxes' perfect start after three successive wins thanks to goals from Michail Antonio, Pablo Fornals and Jarrod Bowen.

The result provisionally left 2016 champion Leicester second in the standings on nine points from four games while the Hammers climbed to sixth on six points with their first away win of the season.

Following its impressive 5-2 win at Manchester City a week ago, Leicester was brought crashing down to earth against West Ham, which could have won by a bigger margin.

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Antonio headed West Ham into a 14th-minute lead as he rose at the far post to meet a long Aaron Cresswell cross and steer the ball into the opposite corner.

Fornals made it 2-0 in the 34th when he took a lofted pass in his stride and beat home goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel with a left-footed shot from eight metres after holding off two defenders.

Declan Rice hit the underside of the bar for West Ham after a darting solo run from inside his own half before Bowen put the icing on the cake with a clinical finish in the 83rd minute, courtesy of a defence-splitting pass by Fornals.

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