Tottenham Hotspur crushes Leicester City 6-2 after playing a great match. HIGHLIGHTS

LONDON. Tottenham Hotspur destroys Leicester City 6-2 with goals of

Tottenham Hotspur crushes Leicester City 6-2 after playing a great match. HIGHLIGHTS

LONDON. Tottenham Hotspur liquidates Leicester City 6-2 with goals of H. Kane (8′), E. Dier (21′), R. Bentancur (47′), Son Heung-Min (73′), Son Heung-Min (84′) and Son Heung-Min (87′). On the opposite side, Leicester City scored with ​ Y. Tielemans (6′ pen), J. Maddison (41′). Leicester City lost this match even if it was better in terms of ball possession (56%).

The match was played at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium stadium in London. The referee was Simon Hooper with the support of Adrian Holmes and Mark Scholes. The 4th official was Jarred Gillett. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 15.2 degrees Celsius or 59.43 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 47%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 44 Ball Possession 56
Shots
  • 15 Total 21
  • 8 On Target 8
  • 7 Off Target 13
  • 3 Shots blocked 3
  • 68 Attack 146
  • 43 Dangerous attack 49
  • 97 Ball safe​ 88
  • 9 Free Kicks 9
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 6 Corners 1
Fouls
  • 9 Total 9
  • 1 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

Leicester City was in firm control of the ball 56% while Tottenham Hotspur was struggling with a 44% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Leicester City was putting more pressure with 49 dangerous attacks and 21 shots of which 8 were on target. Anyway, Tottenham Hotspur succeeded in find the solution to win this encounter.​

Tottenham Hotspur shot 15 times, 8 on target, 7 off target. Talking about the opposition, Leicester City shot 21 times, 8 on target, 13 off target.

Cards

Tottenham Hotspur received 1 yellow card (I. Perisic). On the other side, Leicester City received 2 yellow cards (W. Ndidi and P. Daka).

Match Timeline

6'
Y. Tielemans(penalty)
H. Kane(goal)D. Kulusevski
8'
E. Dier(goal)I. Perisic
21'
41'
J. Maddison(goal)T. Castagne
R. Bentancur(goal)
47'
49'
W. Ndidi- Yellow
Emerson Royal- sub ->I. Perisic
55'
Son Heung-Min- sub ->Richarlison
59'
C. Romero- sub ->D. Sanchez
59'
61'
P. Daka- Yellow
Y. Bissouma- sub ->D. Kulusevski
70'
Son Heung-Min(goal)R. Bentancur
73'
I. Perisic- Yellow
73'
74'
J. Vardy- sub ->P. Daka
74'
K. Iheanacho- sub ->K. Dewsbury-Hall
Son Heung-Min(goal)H. Kane
84'
85'
B. Soumare- sub ->W. Ndidi
Son Heung-Min(goal)P. Hojbjerg
87'

Standings

After playing this match, Tottenham Hotspur will have 17 points like Manchester City to remain in the 2nd place. Regarding the opposition, Leicester City will stay with 1 points to sit in the 20th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur will play away with Aston Villa on the 13th of May with a 19-4 head to head stats in favor of Tottenham Hotspur (7 draws).

Leicester City will host Liverpool on the 13th of May with a 10-5 head to head stats in favor of Liverpool (3 draws).

Tottenham Hotspur – Formation

Tottenham Hotspur
G
H. Lloris 1.France
7.4
D
C. Lenglet 34.France
6.8
D
E. Dier 15.England
7.4
Goals21'
D
D. Sánchez 6.Colombia
6.7
59'
M
I. Perišić 14.Croatia
7.0
55' 73'
M
P. Højbjerg 5.Denmark
7.8
M
8.8
Goals47'
M
K. Sessegnon 19.England
6.2
F
D. Kulusevski 21.Sweden
7.3
70'
F
H. Kane 10.England
7.6
Goals8'
F
R. de Andrade 9.Brazil
6.2
59'
Substitutes
G
F. Forster 20.England
D
J. Tanganga 25.England
D
M. Doherty 2.Republic of Ireland
D
Emerson 12.Brazil
6.7
55'
D
C. Romero 17.Argentina
7.0
59'
M
Y. Bissouma 38.Mali
7.0
70'
M
O. Skipp 4.England
F
B. Gil 11.Spain
F
H. Son 7.Korea Republic
9.1
59' Goals73', 84', 87'

Tottenham Hotspur started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

The manager Antonio Conte decided to play with the following team: Hugo Lloris (7.4), Davinson Sánchez (6.7), Eric Dier (7.4), Clément Lenglet (6.8), Ivan Perišić (7.0), Pierre-Emile Højbjerg (7.8), Rodrigo Bentancur (8.8), Ryan Sessegnon (6.2), Dejan Kulusevski (7.3), Richarlison (6.2) and Harry Kane (7.6).

The home team had on the bench: J. Tanganga, M. Doherty, Emerson Royal (6.7), Cristian Romero (7.0), Yves Bissouma (7.0), Bryan Gil, F. Forster, O. Skipp and Heung-min Son (9.1).

Substitutions

Tottenham Hotspur made 4 changes: I. Perisic for Emerson Royal (55′), Richarlison for Son Heung-Min (59′), D. Sanchez for C. Romero (59′) and D. Kulusevski for Y. Bissouma (70′).

Best player: Heung-min Son​

The player that probably impressed the most for Tottenham Hotspur was Heung-min Son.

His rating is (9.1) with 3 goals, 7 passes (57% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 4.

His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 59′.

Leicester City – Formation

Leicester City
G
D. Ward 1.Wales
6.0
D
J. Evans 6.Northern Ireland
6.1
D
T. Castagne 27.Belgium
6.3
D
W. Faes 3.Belgium
5.9
D
J. Justin 2.England
6.1
M
Y. Tielemans 8.Belgium
7.6
Goals6'
M
O. Ndidi 25.Nigeria
5.9
85' 49'
M
J. Maddison 10.England
7.7
Goals41'
M
K. Dewsbury-Hall 22.England
6.5
74'
M
H. Barnes 7.England
6.4
F
P. Daka 20.Zambia
7.1
74' 61'
Substitutes
G
D. Iversen 31.Denmark
D
D. Amartey 18.Ghana
D
L. Thomas 33.England
M
D. Praet 26.Belgium
M
B. Soumaré 42.France
6.5
85'
M
M. Albrighton 11.England
F
A. Pérez 17.Spain
F
J. Vardy 9.England
6.7
74'
F
K. Iheanacho 14.Nigeria
6.6
74'

Leicester City started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

Brendan Rodgers played with: Danny Ward (6.0), Timothy Castagne (6.3), Jonny Evans (6.1), Wout Faes (5.9), James Justin (6.1), Wilfred Ndidi (5.9), James Maddison (7.7), Youri Tielemans (7.6), Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall (6.5), Harvey Barnes (6.4) and Patson Daka (7.1).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Daniel Amartey, Luke Thomas, Ayoze Pérez, Dennis Praet, Daniel Iversen, Boubakary Soumaré (6.5), Jamie Vardy (6.7), Marc Albrighton and Kelechi Iheanacho (6.6).

Substitutions

Leicester City made 3 changes: P. Daka for J. Vardy (74′), K. Dewsbury-Hall for K. Iheanacho (74′) and W. Ndidi for B. Soumare (85′).

Best player: James Maddison​

The player that probably impressed the most for Leicester City was James Maddison.

His rating is (7.7) with 1 goal, 49 passes (83% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 10. He performed 4 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premier League.​