Leicester vs Tottenham
Competition: Premier League
Venue: King Power Stadium
Date: Saturday, 21 September 2019
Kick-off: 12.30 PM BST
TV coverage (UK): BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate
Leicester’s unbeaten pilot according to start away their season subsequently got here after an end the remaining day. Against Manchester United, of the road, the team was once subjected to an before long penalty shout, as the ref duly allowed. Without fail, Marcus Rashford transformed the kick, then that remained the pure intention during the game.
Top-scorer for the side, Jamie Vardy failed to furnish the regular firepower at the front. He, so well so the rest over the squad, permanency has invited partial stress to themselves, taking into tale the opponents because of it next tie.
The Spurs, who, in spite of base recorded simply couple wins from theirs five appearances in the agreement and far, enjoy a stage spot. They wish remain receiving a hike according to the King Power Stadium that weekend then had put an end after their three-tie winless drive with an emphatic showdown against Crystal Palace the vile day.
In spite of star enemy Harry Kane painting a blank, Mauricio Pochettino’s guys netted IV times, yet as also inside the first 45 minutes on the match.
As such, we’re respecting after testify a strong come upon among twain regarding the PL’s titans. Keep among thought to that amount the hosts will remain looking according to leap back, whilst the arriving dependent wish stand flying high including self belief due in conformity with their giant overmatch the last match-day.
Matty James is Leicester’s only long-term absentee with an Achilles problem. Wes Morgan could return to the side, but Rodgers may prefer to stick with Evans and Soyuncu at centre-back.
Predicted XI: Schmeichel; Pereira, Evans, Soyuncu, Chilwell; Ndidi; Gray, Tielemans, Choudhury, Maddison; Vardy.
Serge Aurier and Danny Rose didn’t travel to Greece in midweek, so both players should return to the starting line-up. Juan Foyth (ankle) and Ryan Sessegnon (hamstring) are still struggling with injuries, while Giovani Lo Celso (hip) is out until the end of October.
Predicted XI: Lloris; Aurier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Rose; Sissoko, Winks, Ndombele; Eriksen; Son, Kane.
Last five meetings: Leicester v Tottenham
10 February 2019: Tottenham 3-1 Leicester (Premier League)
8 December 2018: Leicester 0-2 Tottenham (Premier League)
13 May 2018: Tottenham 5-4 Leicester (Premier League)
28 November 2017: Leicester 2-1 Tottenham (Premier League)
18 May 2017: Leicester 1-6 Tottenham (Premier League)
Aggregate Score: Leicester (LLLWL) 8-17 Tottenham (WWWLW)
Leicester will be desperate to prove they are capable of competing with the big boys after falling short last weekend, but Spurs look confident in front of goal at the moment and should give the hosts some problems of their own. If Maddison and Son are at their best, we could be treated to an entertaining draw.