As it happened: Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 Leicester City: Lilywhites punish wasteful Foxes to keep title hopes alive
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As it happened: Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 Leicester City: Lilywhites punish wasteful Foxes to keep title hopes alive

Follow text commentary of Tottenham Hotspur vs Leicester City live score in the Premier League. Kick off is set for 12:30 pm GMT.

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That though is all we have time for today. I have been Brandon Sayer taking you through the game. I hope you enjoyed it but until next time, had a good day.
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Vardy also missed a penalty with his first touch of the game. Leicester missed a bagful of chances to get something from the game but it wasn't to be.
Full-time
Well in the end Spurs seal the three points but they were given a huge scare by the visitors. Goals from Sanchez, Eriksen and Son sealed the win for Spurs. Vardy scored the goal for Leicester.
Full-time
90+4' - The referee blows his whistle to end the game at Wembley. Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 Leicester City.
Goal Spurs - Son
90+1' - Goal for Spurs! Son wraps up the points for Spurs. The South Korean couldn't believe his luck as a long ball forward from Sissoko from a Leicester attack found the winger through on goal and he made no mistake to seal the points for Spurs.
90' - The referee has decided to add on four minutes of added time at the end of the second half.
88' - Tottenham Hotspur substitution: Rose is replaced by Walker-Peters.


Leicester City substitution: Barnes is replaced by Okazaki.

85' - Tielemans receives a yellow card for a deliberate trip on Sissoko who was running at the Leicester defence.
83' - Iheanacho is next to go close for the Foxes as his shot towards goal from a great pass from Johnny Evans hits the side netting.
82' - Vardy fires a good chance over the crossbar after another good cross from Pereira.
80' - Tottenham Hotspur substitution: Llorente is replaced by Victor Wanyama.
Goal Leicester - Vardy
76' - Goal for Leicester! Vardy pulls one back for the Foxes. It was a brilliant passing move that lead to the goal as a cross from Pereira found Vardy, who tapped the ball home into the back of the net. Game on? We will see.
72' - Leicester City substitution: Ghezzal is replaced by Iheanacho.
71' - Tottenham Hotspur substitution: Skipp is replaced by Toby Alderweireld.
66' - Barnes misses yet another glorious chance for Leicester! Vardy played a great pass through to Barnes and with only Lloris to beat, the winger is denied by the legs of Lloris.
Goal Spurs - Eriksen
63' - Goal for Spurs! Eriksen scores Spurs second goal of the game. The Foxes fail to clear their lines which leads to Eriksen picking the ball up on the edge of the box before firing home a beautiful strike.
Vardy misses penalty
60' - Penalty saved! Vardy's first act is to take the spot kick and his shot was brilliant saved by LLoris. What a moment in the match!
59' - Leicester City substitution: Gray is replaced by Jamie Vardy.
Penalty to Leicester
58' - Penalty to Leicester! Vertonghen fouls Maddison in the box and referee Oliver points to the spot.
57' - A lung busting run from Chilwell ends with the defender seeing his shot from the edge of the box saved by Lloris.
51' - Gray found himself in space in the box from a Pereira cross but he put his header straight at Lloris when he really should have scored. 
46' - Michael Oliver blows his whistle to begin the second half at Wembley. Game on!
Half-time
Will Vardy come off the bench to rescue the Foxes? We will find out soon enough as we will bring you the second half live in a few minutes time from Wembley!
Half-time
In truth, it has been a very entertaining game with the visitors knowing that their are chances in the game to get back into it, while the hosts will feel the more the game opens up, the more goals they can score.
Half-time
Well at half-time, Spurs lead thanks to Sanchez's first goal for the club but they are lucky as the visitors have had two or three clear cut chances to score but missed all of them.
Half-time
45+3' - The referee blows his whistle for half-time. Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 Leicester City.
45' - The referee has decided to add on two minutes at the end of the first half.
Goal Spurs - Sanchez
33' - Goal for Spurs! Davinson Sanchez scores his first goal for Spurs. The goal was created a by a great cross into the box from Eriksen with the defender powering his header home. Spurs needed that goal.
31' - Another brilliant opportunity for Barnes to score for the visitors but he somehow put his shot wide when a great through ball from Chilwell found him in the box.
28' - Vertonghen is the latest Spurs player to receive a yellow card for a late tackle on Chilwell.
20' - Danny Rose receives a yellow card for a late tackle on Ghezzal.
18' - What a move from Spurs! A great passing move from the hosts ended with Rose testing Schmeichel with a crisp shot from inside the box. Llorente was offside frommthe rebound.
16' - Son receives the first yellow card of the game for diving. Very poor from the Spurs winger.
9' - The Foxes go close again as a great through ball from Tielemans found Barnes but the winger put his shot just wide of the goal.
8' - Leicester also have started bright in the game and they almost opened the scoring as a free-kick from Ghezzal found Maguire in the box, whose header was destined for the back of the net but for a good save from Lloris.
5' - Spurs have made a very bright start to the game with Trippier seeing a goalbound shot well-blocked by the Leicester defence.
Kick-off
1' - Referee Michael Oliver blows his whistle to begin the game at Wembley. Game on!
Substitutes
Tottenham Hotspur substitutes: Alderweireld, Wanyama, Walker-Peters, Foyth, Gazzaniga, Aurier, Lucas Moura.


Leicester City substitutes: Simpson, Morgan, Vardy, Ward, Okazaki, Iheanacho, Choudhury.

Startling Lineups
Tottenham Hotspur starting XI: Lloris (C), Trippier, Sanchez, Vertonghen, Rose, Winks, Sissoko, Skipp, Eriksen, Son, Llorente.


Leicester City starting XI: Schmeichel, Ricardo Pereira, Maguire, Evans, Chilwell, Ndidi, Tielemans, Ghezzal, Maddison, Barnes, Gray.

Live coverage will continue around one hour before kick-off. 
"If I thought one of my players was disrespectful, to me or to the club, there would be a sanction.

"That is not the case with Jamie."

Puel quotes
Claude Puel also spoke to the media, about his relationship with Jamie Vardy

"I have a good relationship with him. We know Jamie and after he has lost, he is never happy and that is normal for a player," he said. 

"For us the most important game is Sunday, but we are disappointed with the Premier League because we aren't getting help because it’s clear it’s a massive disadvantage to play with one day less to prepare for the Champions League and it's so difficult when you have a clear week. Why not play today, or Saturday, when you have a big game against Borussia Dortmund."
Pochettino quotes
Ahead of the clash, Mauricio Pochettino spoke to the media: 

"To win the title we need to win all the games. I think it still isn't sure that you will win the title because I think there is a five-point gap still with the top and the idea is to try and win and go step by step," he said. 


Leicester could grant Youri Tielemans his Foxes debut following his move from AS Monaco. However, Marc Albrighton will be out for the rest of the season with a hamstring injury. 
Ben Davies remains out and Eric Dier will also miss the clash through a virus. 
Team news
Spurs have been boosted by some positive news regarding Harry Kane and Dele Alli who have both missed out over the past month with long-term injuries. The two have returned to field work - but will not be back for this weekend's clash. 
However, the two sides last met in December and Spurs took the points again in a 2-0 away win at the King Power Stadium. A first-half screamer from Heung-min Son was capped off by Dele Alli's second-half header. 
The two sides last met at Wembley in the last game of last season which saw a nine-goal thriller played out which Spurs edged as 5-4 victors. 


As for the Foxes, a season of inconsistency has been the tale and Claude Puel's side are still in search of their first win since New Year's day. 
Tottenham go into the game knowing they need three points to make up ground in their title race with Liverpool beating A.F.C. Bournemouth on Saturday. 
Hello and welcome!
Hello and welcome to VAVEL UK's live commentary of the Premier League clash between Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City live from Wembley Stadium. I am Brandon Sayer and I will be taking you through all of the action. 
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