Leicester City vs Tottenham Hotspur: Match Preview and Prediction

Tottenham gave a rampant performance in the last Premier League game as they thrashed crystal palace 4-0 at home. Leicester City, on the other hand, suffered a 1-0 narrow defeat against Manchester United at Old Trafford. 

The Foxes will be tested by Tottenham in this exciting fixture at the King Power Stadium. Spurs come into this game after playing a 2-2 draw against Olympiacos in a mid-week Champions League fixture.

Leicester City
Both Serge Aurier(Center) and Danny Rose (Right) will be present in the Tottenham squad

Squad News

Leicester City left-back, Ben Chilwell is expected to return to the squad after a minor injury issue. Due to an achilles injury, Matty James will be not available in the squad to face Spurs.

Summer signing, Giovani Lo Celso will not feature for Spurs till October as he picked up a groin injury during the international break.

There is still uncertainty about starlet, Ryan Sessegnon as Mauricio Pochettino is "confused" on positioning the player in accordance to his tactical discipline. The 30-million lad from Fulham is yet to feature for Spurs.

Vardy and Kane Leicester City
Jamie Vardy(Left) and Harry Kane(Right) will lock horns yet again


  • In their last five premier league games against the Foxes, Tottenham have won four.
  • If Spurs win this clash, it will be their fourth consecutive victory against Leicester for the very first time in the top-flight.
Rodgers and Pochettino Leicester City
Mauricio Pochettino will have a tough task in facing a much improved Leicester side

Who will prevail?

With both Brendan Rodgers and Pochettino known for their attacking football instincts, this fixture seems to be an endless affair of great football.

Pochettino will look forward to win his 250th match in charge of Tottenham. If he wins this fixture, then he will become the first non-European manager to claim this special feat.

Elsewhere, Foxes striker Jamie Vardy has been involved in 14  league goals in 15 appearances since Rodgers took charge as Leicester City manager.

Rodgers will look to avoid defeat as he narrowly missed out on three points against the Red Devils.

Leicester City probable starting XI

Kasper Schmeichel, Ricardo Pereira, Jonny Evans, Caglar Soyuncu, Ben Chilwell, Hamza Choudhury, Wilfried Ndidi, Youri Tielemans, Ayoze Perez, James Maddison and Jamie Vardy

Tottenham Hotspurs probable starting XI

Hugo Lloris, Serge Aurier, Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen, Danny Rose, Moussa Sissoko, Tanguy Ndombele, Lucas Moura, Dele Alli, Son Heung-Min and Harry Kane

Score Prediction: Tottenham Hotspurs 2 - 2 Leicester City

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