Tottenham will face Leicester City at Etihad Stadium at 26th Round of English Premier League. Tottenham against Leicester City is always the match with big interest after their previous matches in English Premier League. Review our thoughts on this match here below.
Tottenham this year showing great results and now among 3 top teams in Premier League. This is the only one team that played without draws this season and have 19 wins and 6 defeats. It looks like Tottenham and Manchester City are ready to fight for getting the top place of PL as Liverpool facing big troubles.
However, Tottenham Hotspur has problems with main players. Harry Kane and Dele Ali likely to miss matches till the end of the season due to injuries. Fortunately, the Heung-min Son has returned from the Asian Championship and is pulling the team now. Besides him, there are players who can play and control the ball, so the team will play with all their might.
The Lilywhites this season are great at attacking down the wings, counter attacks and finishing scoring chances. Very likely that team will play possessional football with short passes, non-aggressive football with rotational first 11. Nevertheless, the team is facing troubles with stopping opponents from creating chances, protecting the lead and aerial duels.
Leicester City is not the same as we remember. The best years of Leicester finished very fast and now it is a very simple team. In 13 last matches of all competitions, Leicester won only 3 games and lost 8 times. They are showing weak form, however, their games started to be better as they giving a fight to teams like Manchester United, Liverpool and great form showing Wolverhampton.
All strongest and most important players of the team are fit and ready to fight in another clash against Tottenham. Adrien Silva didn’t found his game in Leicester and left on loan to help Monaco. Vincent Iborra left on loan as well, to help Villarreal in LaLiga.
This season Foxes are showing strengths in counter-attacks, coming back from losing positions, protecting the lead and creating long shot opportunities. Very likely that away team will take long shots often, attempt crosses often and play aggressive football. Leicester has weaknesses at defending against through ball attacks, avoiding fouling in dangerous areas and finishing scoring chances.
Since 16/17 season, teams met 5 times in Premier League. Tottenham was more successful as they won 3 times and lost only once. Spurs scored in every match and in total have 15 goals scored and 8 conceded.