Saturday, 21 September 2019
Tottenham travel to Leicester looking to break their hopes of breaking into the top six of the Premier League.
Only goal difference separates the two sides coming into this fixture with the Foxes earning plaudits as the candidates to disrupt the established order of the top flight.
Leicester slipped to their 1st league defeat to Manchester United last weekend to lie 5th on the table with 8 points.
Brendan Rodgers has won each of his last 5 meetings against Tottenham during his time at Liverpool as he hopes Jamie Vardy will continue with his fine scoring form involved directly in 14 goals under the new manager.
Leicester will be looking to quiet the visitors’ duo of Harry Kane and Son Heung-Min who have had successful visits to the King Power Stadium. Kane has scored 11 goals in 8 Premier League meetings with the Foxes with the South Korean has produced 4 goals and 2 assists in his last 3 starts against them.
Mauricio Pochettino’ will hope for victory in his 250th match as manager despite relinquishing a 2-goal lead against Olympiakos in the Champions League.
Spurs’ full backs Serge Aurier and Danny Rose are expected to start with Ben Chilwell on the balance to feature after a minor fitness issue early in the week.
Head to Head:
The visitors have won 4 of the last 5 meetings by an aggregate of 17 to 8
Tottenham to beat Leicester by a convincing scoreline