Leicester City vs. Tottenham: Premier League – Match Preview

Leicester City host Tottenham on Thursday evening in the penultimate fixture for both teams.

Leicester were narrowly beaten away at Manchester City on the weekend, despite Shinji Okazaki’s stunning goal.

Riyad Mahrez had a penalty disallowed late on, after striking the ball twice before it went in.

Tottenham’s final game at White Hart Lane saw them edge past Manchester United 2-1.

The victory means their final season at the ground was an unbeaten one in the Premier League.

Premier League form: Leicester City W2 D1 L2; Tottenham W4 D0 L1
Premier League top scorers
Leicester City – Jamie Vardy 12 goals
Tottenham – Harry Kane 22 goals

Match history
The pair drew 1-1 earlier in the season, with Vincent Janssen scoring a rare goal for the hosts.

Leicester took four points off Spurs last year on route to the title, including a late draw at the King Power.

Last five Premier League meetings
Tottenham 1 Leicester City 1 – 29/10/16
Tottenham 0 Leicester City 1 – 13/01/16
Leicester City 1 Tottenham 1 – 22/08/15
Tottenham 4 Leicester City 3 – 21/03/15
Leicester City 1 Tottenham 2 – 26/12/14

Both teams to score – 7/10 with 888 Sport

Team news
Wes Morgan and Robert Huth are both set to miss out again for Leicester City on Thursday.

Okazaki and Marc Albrighton could be rotated out of the team, whilst Danny Drinkwater’s season is over.

Both Kyle Walker and Kieran Trippier have been ruled out, meaning Eric Dier could start from right-back.

Expect Heung Min Son and Mousa Dembele to return to the team here as well.

Expected starting XI’s
Leicester City (4-4-2): Schmeichel; Simpson, Benalouane, Fuchs, Chilwell; Mahrez, Ndidi, Amartey, Gray; Slimani, Vardy
Tottenham (4-2-3-1): Lloris; Dier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Davies; Wanyama, Dembele; Son, Alli, Eriksen; Kane

Predictions

Result: Leicester City (7/2 with Bet 365)

Correct Score: 2-1 (14/1 with Bet 365)

Anytime Goalscorer: Jamie Vardy (23/10 with Paddy Power)

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