Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Leicester City Vs Tottenham: Maddison Scores Stunner As Leicester City Defeats Spurs 2-1

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The midday kick-off game on Saturday between Leicester City vs Tottenham ended 2-1 as the Foxes staged a came back from a goal down to win the match. Right-back Ricardo and James Maddison canceled out Harry Kane’s first-half strike to record a hard-earned victory at the King Power Stadium.

It was an extremely entertaining fixture where both sides showed their attacking intent but Leicester looked the more likely team to score.

Nigerian Midfielder Wilfred Ndidi scrambled home a goal but was denied by VAR in the 17th minute after the technology spotted an offside in the build-up.

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Harry Kane got off the mark after running and latching on to a back-flicked pass from Son Heung-min in the 29th minute as he manages to put the ball in the back of the net while falling and lying down to put Spurs 1-0 ahead.

It ended 1-0 in the first 45 minutes, in favour of Mauricio Pochettino’s men who went into the break with a goal up.

Serge Aurier thought he had doubled the lead for Tottenham in the 64th minute as he angled his shot from the right flank, but VAR again ruled Kane was offside in the build up.

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But two minutes later, Ricardo was at the right place and at the right time to meet a deflected cross from Jamie Vardy to make it 1-1.

Five minutes from time, Leicester were not finished yet as James Maddison’s long range effort beat Paulo Gazzaniga to win the match by 2-1. Photo Credit: Getty

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