Tottenham Hotspur vs Leicester City: EPL Match Preview, Predicted Line-ups and Dream11 Predictions

Tottenham Hotspur will aim to bounce back from their Champions League defeat to Sporting Lisbon when they welcome Leicester City to North London for Saturday's Premier League battle.

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Tottenham Hotspur vs Leicester City: EPL Match Preview, Predicted Line-ups and Dream11 Predictions

Tottenham Hotspur vs Leicester City is the upcoming match where Leicester City looks to recover their slump while Spurs charge forward in the league table.

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Date, Location and Kick Off:

Tottenham Hotspur vs Leicester City will be played on the 16th of September with a 10 pm Kick Off, live from New White Hart Lane in London, England.

Tottenham Hotspur vs Leicester City: Match Preview:

Tottenham have managed to pick up four wins and two draws from their six Premier League appearances this season, and they are currently third in the league table. Spurs will be looking to close the gap with league leaders and bitter rivals Arsenal here. The Gunners are currently at the top of the table, one point clear of Spurs.

— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) September 16, 2022

Meanwhile, Antonio Conte's men were beaten 2-0 by Sporting CP earlier this week in the UEFA Champions League, and the Tottenham manager will demand a strong reaction from his players at the weekend.

Spurs have done well against Leicester City in the recent meetings between the two clubs, and they will hope to extend their winning run against the Foxes. Leicester have lost their last three meetings against Tottenham, and the Foxes will have to improve considerably in order to grind out a positive result away from home.

Brendan Rodgers's men have made a disappointing start to the Premier League campaign, losing five league matches so far. With just one point in the bag, Leicester are under a lot of pressure right now, and a positive result against Tottenham would give them a much-needed morale boost.

Team News:

Tottenham Hotspur:

Antonio Conte should be able to field his strongest starting lineup against Leicester City on Saturday. Lucas Moura is the only injury worry for the north Londoners this weekend.

— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) September 15, 2022

As far as the starting eleven is concerned, club captain Hugo Lloris is expected to continue between the sticks against Leicester. Cristian Romero, Eric Dier and Clement Lenglet are likely to be deployed in a back three.

Emerson Royal had a disappointing outing last time out, and it will not be be surprising if Conte decides to give Matt Doherty a start as the right wing-back against Leicester. Ryan Sessegnon is expected to feature as the left wing-back.

At the heart of Tottenham's midfield, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg is set to partner Rodrigo Bentancur. As for the attacking unit, Son Heung-min and Dejan Kulusevski are likely to play out wide, with Harry Kane set to lead the line for Tottenham against Leicester.

Leicester City:

Brendan Rodgers will be without the services of Ricardo Pereira and Ryan Bertrand due to the duo's respective injuries. Apart from that, Leicester City should have the rest of their first team players fit and ready for this game.

The Foxes are likely to continue with their recently favoured 4-3-3 setup against Tottenham, with Danny Ward set to continue in coal. Timothy Castagne, Daniel Amartey, Jonny Evans and James Justin should form the back four for the visitors.

— Leicester City (@LCFC) September 16, 2022

In the midfield, Wilfred Ndidi is likely to be partnered by Youri Tielemans and youngster Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall. James Maddison and Harvey Barnes will be a part of the front three, with Jamie Vardy leading the line for Leicester against Tottenham.

Tottenham Hotspur vs Leicester City: Head to Head:

Tottenham Hotspur have a good record against Leicester City and have won 60 out of the 118 matches played between the two teams, as opposed to Leicester City's 37 victories.

Tottenham Hotspur have won seven of their last nine Premier League games against Leicester City and have also won their last three matches against the Foxes.

Leicester City have lost four of their last five matches away from home against Tottenham Hotspur and have conceded at least three goals in each match.

— Leicester City (@LCFC) September 16, 2022

Key Stats:

  • Tottenham have won seven of their last nine Premier League games against Leicester (L2), including each of the last three. They have never won four consecutive league games against the Foxes before.
  • Since Leicester's return to the Premier League in 2014, only Arsenal vs Liverpool (64) has seen more goals in the Premier League than Leicester against Tottenham (63).
  • Tottenham have won each of their last six Premier League home games, their longest such run at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. They last had a longer home winning run between November 2016 and May 2017 at White Hart Lane (14 games).
  • Leicester have lost each of their last five Premier League games, last losing more consecutively in December 2014 (6). It is also manager Brendan Rodgers' longest run of defeats in his league career across the Premier League, Championship and Scottish Premiership.
  • Harry Kane has scored more goals against Leicester in all competitions than he has against any other side in his senior career (19). 17 of those goals have come in the Premier League, with only Alan Shearer netting more against a specific opponent (20 vs Leeds).

Predicted Line-ups:

Tottenham Hotspur Predicted Lineup (3-4-3): Lloris; Romero, Dier, Lenglet; Doherty, Hojbjerg, Bentancur, Sessegnon; Kulusevski, Kane, Son

Leicester City Predicted Lineup (4-3-3): Ward; Castagne, Amartey, Evans, Justin; Dewsbury-Hall, Ndidi, Tielemans; Maddison, Vardy, Barnes

TOT vs LCI: Dream11 Predictions:

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