Leicester v. Tottenham, Match Preview, Fans View, Who’s in, Who’s out

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After bringing home four points in two games against Watford and Fulham, a new London based club will be next, Tottenham Hotspur will come visiting on Saturday with a very late kick off, starting at 19.45.

The fact that Leicester City is unbeaten in the last six shows a bit of character and that this team is on a run of something we surely will see the result of against Tottenham, who we all know will be a difficult opponent.

Jamie Vardy will miss the game and it looks as if Kelechi Iheanacho will get a new chance to lead the line and hopefully be able to contribute more in this game than he did against Fulham and when coming on against Watford.

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Puel is trying to bring a type of rotation to the team, but that could cost him points and not really seen as cleverly coaching, when you draw against a bottom placed team, even away that is a bit of a gamble.

Pereira and Gray looks certain to be back in the line up v. Spurs and hopefully they will be able to bring more quality to the table than a rusty Danny Simpson and an unexperienced player such as Fousseni Diabate, who Tcf sees as players who could either be send out on loan or be sold in January.

From a number of doubts to a bit of positivity, Harry Maguire could be back and playing, missing the last games with an injury. Jonny Evans looks ready as well and Ghezzal will also be back, so that are three new candidates to include.

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The form of James Maddison is a positive factor that Claude Puel could build on, and he also needs to get Kelechi Iheanacho on track towards scoring goals, something that has been a problem, but when playing only one forward you are a bit stuck, with Jamie Vardy the preferred option when fit.

We all remember the last time Spurs came to visit, it became a great day at King Power, getting a 2-1 win and revenge from that terrible game in May the same year, all ending in a 1-6 crash.

When Leicester City returned to Wembley for the first time since that Worthington Cup final in 2000, they managed to score four goals, few teams have done that at Wembley, but in the end Spurs managed five, so it was not rewarded in any way.

You can see that Leicester City are being seen in a system of 4-2-3-1, but for Tcf this is 4-4-1-1, since the flank players are not standing up together with Maddison, they are defending together with Mendy and Ndidi and surely does have defensive responsibilities.

Referee,
Craig Pawson, we certainly know him, would have liked VAR to be involved

Last Meeting, 11 v. 11
Home: 28.11.17, 2-1, Win, Premier League
Away: 13.05.18, 5-4, Defeat, Premier League

Best Bet,
Our prediction is a 1-1 draw

Predicted Leicester City line-up,
System: 4-4-1-1, Schmeichel – Pereira, Maguire, Morgan, Chilwell – Ndidi, Mendy, Albrighton, Gray – Maddison – Iheanacho

Fun Fact,
In the last three Premier League games between Leicester and Tottenham a total of 19 goals have been scored, Harry Kane has scored 7 of them and Jamie Vardy 3. Another fact is that many describes Harry Kane as a flop during his loan spell at Leicester, but the tally of goals ended on 2 in 13 games, Jamie Vardy scored 4 in 26 league games that same 12/13 season, so the percentage of goals were the exact same.

In Both Camps,
Gary Lineker, Harry Kane, Ian Walker, Keith Weller, Steffen Freund, Les Ferdinand, Ben Thatcher, Terry Fenwick, Jimmy Holmes, Stephen Clemence, Ben Alnwick, Mark Yeates, Lars Hirschfeld,

The big duel,
Harry Kane v. Harry Maguire, The two Harry’s against each other, hopefully our Harry will win the battle and settle the score in the right direction.

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