Tottenham Hotspur journey to King Power Stadium on Wednesday for the Premier League tie with home side Leicester City.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Leicester City v Tottenham Hotspur can be seen below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Leicester City fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being a 4-1 FA Cup success vs Watford.
In that match, Leicester City managed 52% possession and 13 shots on goal with 7 of them on target. For Leicester City, the scorers were Youri Tielemans (7'), James Maddison (25'), Harvey Barnes (54') and Marc Albrighton (85'). On the other side, Watford had 13 attempts on goal with 4 on target. João Pedro (27') was the scorer for Watford.
Leicester City have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, hitting the target in each and every one of their last 6 games.
They’ve managed to rack up 17 during that time while also conceding a total of 13. Nonetheless, we must now wait to see if such a trend might continue on here in this game.
Heading into this contest, Leicester City are undefeated in their previous 2 home league matches.
Since a loss in their previous game against Chelsea in EFL Cup competition, Tottenham Hotspur will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, Tottenham Hotspur had 36% possession and 15 shots on goal with 3 on target. For their opponents, Chelsea had 13 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Antonio Rüdiger (18') was the scorer for Chelsea.
Antonio Conte's Tottenham Hotspur have found the back of the net a total of 8 times in the course of their most recent sextet of matches. The total of goals that they have conceded during that period adds up to 5.
Head to head
Looking over their prior head-to-head meetings stretching back to 08/12/2018 shows us that Leicester City have won 2 of these & Tottenham Hotspur 4, with the tally of drawn results standing at 0.
A combined total of 20 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 7 of them for The Foxes and 13 being from Spurs. That’s an average goals per game of 3.33.
The previous league encounter featuring these sides was Premier League match day 38 on 23/05/2021 when it ended Leicester City 2-4 Tottenham Hotspur.
That time, Leicester City had 47% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 6 on target. Goals were scored by Jamie Vardy (18', 52') and Kasper Schmeichel (76' Own goal).
At the other end, Tottenham Hotspur got 11 shots at goal with 4 on target. Harry Kane (41') and Gareth Bale (87', 96') scored.
The match was refereed by Anthony Taylor.
Team News: Leicester City
Jamie Vardy (Hamstring Injury), Ricardo Pereira (Hamstring Injury), Wesley Fofana (Fibula Fracture) and Jonny Evans (Hamstring Injury) will not be able to play for Leicester City gaffer Brendan Rodgers. Daniel Amartey is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
It seems likely that The Foxes will probably make use of the 4-2-3-1 system this time featuring Kasper Schmeichel, Timothy Castagne, Jannik Vestergaard, Çağlar Söyüncü, Luke Thomas, Youri Tielemans, Hamza Choudhury, Marc Albrighton, James Maddison, Harvey Barnes and Patson Daka.
Team News: Tottenham Hotspur
From our viewpoint, Spurs will likely make use of a 3-4-2-1 lineup by sending out Hugo Lloris, Japhet Tanganga, Davinson Sánchez, Ben Davies, Emerson Royal, Harry Winks, P. Emil Højbjerg, Ryan Sessegnon, Lucas Moura, Steven Bergwijn and Harry Kane.
Here is a game where Leicester City will have to work hard as a team to score goals against this Tottenham Hotspur outfit who we think will score & stay on top.
We’re therefore expecting a very even match with a 0-1 winning score for Tottenham Hotspur at the end of this game.
Should be an interesting one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: King Power Stadium (32,261)
Captain: Kasper Schmeichel
Chairman: Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha
Manager: Brendan Rodgers
Competitions: Premier League position 10, FA Cup (Fourth Round), FA Community Shield (Community Shield), Conference League (Knockout round play-offs)
⭐ Star Man: Youri Tielemans
Mostly used in the Centre Midfield position, Youri Tielemans was born in Sint-Pieters-Leeuw, Belgium. After having made a senior debut playing for RSC Anderlecht in the 2013 - 2014 season, the skilful Midfielder has hit 5 league goals in the Premier League 2021 - 2022 campaign so far from a total of 14 appearances.