Tottenham ensured they live in rivalry within the Premier League title bustle as Mauricio Pochettino’s facet earned victory over Leicester at Wembley.
Spurs needed to climate a tedious Foxes fightback to live Zero.33 within the table after 26 video games, but reduced the deficit to leaders Liverpool – who beat Bournemouth on Saturday – to 5 aspects.
Christian Eriksen equipped a pin-level negative to discipline up Davinson Sanchez’s first Tottenham goal after 33 minutes, sooner than producing a second of fantastic to double the hosts’ income from the threshold of the discipline within the second half.
The Dane’s strike came fair three minutes after brushed off Leicester striker Jamie Vardy emerged from the bench in dramatic type to utilize a penalty on the hour heed – simplest to be denied by goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.
Vardy made a demonstrable difference to Leicester’s attack and remodeled from Ricardo Pereira’s low negative to discipline up a annoying originate, sooner than the in-gain Son Heung-min made certain of a condo utilize in stoppage time.
It be a fourth consecutive league utilize for Tottenham who live in contact at the tip, fair two aspects within the back of second-discipline Manchester Metropolis who face Chelsea in a while Sunday.
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