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Depoitre delighted to bag a goal on first taste of English top flight

Huddersfield Town 1 Leicester City 1

By Mark Walker

Huddersfield striker Laurent Depoitre said his Premier League dream had been realised after scoring on his full debut in the 1-1 draw against Leicester.

The Belgian, a £3.5million summer signing from Porto, marked his first league start for the Terriers with the opening goal 40 seconds into the second half.

Jamie Vardy's penalty four minutes later rescued Leicester a point and although Huddersfield forward Elias Kachunga's second-half header was incorrectly ruled out for offside, Depoitre's first taste of the English top flight met his expectation.

"The atmosphere in the Premier League is great, you can really feel it," he said after the game.

"I have always dreamt of playing in the Premier League and it was everything I hoped it would be.

"I'm very happy to score. It was a good ball through and I just had to concentrate on being faster than Maguire and make sure I got the shot off across the keeper," he said.

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