18:45 GMT 18 May 2017
With very little to play for at the business end of the 2016/17Premier League season, this is a game that will definitely give us passion and fight after the recent history between the two clubs. Leicester’s extraordinary title win last season must’ve hurt Spurs fan the most after they were heard singing “Leicester City, we’re coming for you” in several of their final games. Of course, the Foxes fan have used that against Spurs fans all season long, both sets of players will be right up for it.
The last 4 league meetings between the two sides have been completely even as both sides have won 1 game each with the other games ending as draws. Both sides have scored in 9 of the last 10 league games between the sides. The last meeting back in October ended 1-1 as Spurs were awarded a very dubious penalty to take the lead before Ahmed Musa equalised.
Head to head matches: Leicester City - Tottenham Hotspur
|29.10.2016||Prem||Tottenham Hotspur||Leicester City||1:1|
|20.01.2016||FA C||Leicester City||Tottenham Hotspur||0:2|
|13.01.2016||Prem||Tottenham Hotspur||Leicester City||0:1|
|10.01.2016||FA C||Tottenham Hotspur||Leicester City||2:2|
As the Foxes have had to confirm their place in the Premier League next season as well as a very respectable Champions League journey which took them to the quarter-final, they’ve picked up several injuries along the way. They’ve got a problem at centre-back as Robert Huth and Wes Morgan are both out injured while Papy Mendy, Andy King and Danny Drinkwater are all unavailable for selection in centre-midfield through injuries. This might make a victory much harder for the Foxes to achieve.
Latest matches: Leicester City
|13.05.2017||Prem||Manchester City||Leicester City||2:1||L|
|06.05.2017||Prem||Leicester City||Watford FC||3:0||W|
|29.04.2017||Prem||West Bromwich Albion||Leicester City||0:1||W|
|26.04.2017||Prem||Arsenal FC||Leicester City||1:0||L|
|18.04.2017||UEFA||Leicester City||Atletico Madrid||1:1||D|
While Spurs have absolutely nothing to play for as they’ve wrapped up second place in the Premier League, they’ll still be desperate to take all 3 points from the King Power Stadium. With very few injuries, they should be able to at least come away from the East Midlands with a point. Danny Rose and Erik Lamela are the two notable absences who have been out for some time now, so won’t affect the team at all at this stage.
Latest matches: Tottenham Hotspur
|14.05.2017||Prem||Tottenham Hotspur||Manchester United||2:1||W|
|05.05.2017||Prem||West Ham United||Tottenham Hotspur||1:0||L|
|30.04.2017||Prem||Tottenham Hotspur||Arsenal FC||2:0||W|
|26.04.2017||Prem||Crystal Palace||Tottenham Hotspur||0:1||W|
|22.04.2017||FA C||Chelsea FC||Tottenham Hotspur||4:2||L|
Even though the Foxes will have the fantastic support of their home fans behind them in this game, they’ll struggle to win against a very strong Tottenham side. Spurs will look to take advantage of Leicester’s defensive problems but the hosts showed that they can still compete as they dominated Pep Guardiola’s Man City side in the second-half of their last match and were unlucky to come away from the game empty handed. It should be a good game as far as end-of-season clashes go and both sides will look to attack and win the match.
18 May 2017 - 18:45 GMT
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