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Tottenham 3-1 Leicester: Davinson Sanchez, Christian Eriksen, Heung-Min Son on target in win

Posted: Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:14 pm
by chanoudom
Tottenham 3-1 Leicester: Davinson Sanchez, Christian Eriksen, Heung-Min Son on target in win

Report and highlights as Tottenham go nine clear of fourth-placed Manchester United. maxbet Goals from Davinson Sanchez, Christian Eriksen and Heung-Min Son saw Tottenham stay in the title race with a 3-1 win over Leicester at Wembley on Super Sunday. Sanchez's first Premier League goal - an instinctive diving header - put the hosts ahead in the 33rd minute to hand Spurs the initiative.

Jamie Vardy came off the bench in the second half and saw his penalty saved by Hugo Lloris with his first touch (60), shortly before Eriksen put the hosts 2-0 up from outside the box in the 63rd minute. Vardy did pull a goal back maxbet for Claude Puel's side in the 76th minute as he met Ricardo Pereira's goalmouth cross, but Son sealed the victory in injury time (90+1) after capitalising on a Wilfred Ndidi slip to keep Mauricio Pochettino's side within reach of the Premier League's top two.

The result means Tottenham go nine points clear of fourth-placed Manchester United on 60 points. Leicester, meanwhile, remain in 12th on 32 points. Harry Maguire fired the first warning shot in the eighth minute when he escaped his marker, Fernando Llorente, to get his header on goal which forced Lloris to tip over the bar. Just a minute later, Harvey Barnes dragged an effort wide of the French goalkeeper's left post.

In the 16th minute, maxbet Son was booked in controversial circumstances after going down in the box under a Maguire challenge and Leicester continued to grow in confidence as Rachid Ghezzal went close with a curled left-footed strike in the 28th minute. Barnes was afforded another opportunity just after the half-hour mark, but the 21-year-old could not produce a clean shot on target.