Leicester City hammered Tottenham Hotspur 4-1 at the King Power Stadium in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.
The Foxes were the better side from start to finish and deservedly picked up all three points from the encounter against Antonio Conte’s side.
Leicester were 3-1 up at half time and found the back of the net again in the second period to secure the win.
Uruguay international midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur put Tottenham in the lead in the 14th minute when he diverted home Victor Kristiansen’s sliced clearance.
Nampalys Mendy restored parity for Leicester midway through the first half when he crashed a first-time screamer into the top corner from the edge of the box.
Then just moments later, Wout Faes’s tackle on Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane on halfway ricocheted into the path of Kelechi Iheanacho, who squared for James Maddison to score.
Tottenham and England international. defender Eric Dier stood off Iheanacho, who stroked a shot into the bottom corner for Leicester’s third goal of the game in first-half injury time.
Then on 81 minutes, Harvey Barnes made it 4-1 to the home team wen he slotted home from James Maddison’s pass.
The result means that Leicester are now 13th in the Premier League table with 24 points from 22 matches, as many as six points above the relegation zone.
As for Spurs, the North London club are currently fifth in the standings with 39 points from 23 matches.
Tottenham are two points behind fourth-placed Newcastle United, who have played 22 games.
Conte’s side will take on AC Milan away from home at San Siro in the Round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday evening and can be backed at 9/1 on Betfair to win the match 2-1.
This is what we learned from Leicester’s win against Tottenham on Saturday:
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