Both players were on the scoresheet for the opening day win.
Vardy has backed the full-back to have a big impact for the Foxes this season, as they aim to set the record straight from last term by securing Champions League football.
"He's been brilliant," he said. "He's only trained a couple of days with us. You see with the performance that he's got loads of qualities.
"To be coming in at the back post like that when he's technically playing right-back is obviously brilliant for him. He gets the goal and it's thoroughly deserved."
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