101 Great Goals’ prediction: Leicester 0-2 Tottenham
Both Leicester and Tottenham come into this game after 1-1 draws over the weekend.
Will Spurs have too much for the 2015/2016 champions?
Leicester vs Tottenham: Who will win?
Tottenham are strong favourites at 3/4. Leicester are rated at 4/1 for the win.
Draw at half-time and Spurs to win at full-time is rated at 15/4.
Harry Kane is the overwhelming favourite to score the first goal at 9/4.
Leicester vs Tottenham preview
Claude Puel has made a strong start to life in charge of the Foxes, guiding them six places above the position he took charge of them in.
Although, they are currently undergoing a tricky period in which they have gone three games without a win, having been held to a 1-1 draw by West Ham during gameweek 13.
Tottenham were also held to a 1-1 draw, as they suffered yet more Wembley misery by failing to overcome a resolute West Bromwich Albion side
Mauricio Pochettino side have now gone two games without a win, which has seen them drop outside the top four and well off the pace at the top.
Should Spurs’ ambitions remain on winning the title, nothing less than three points will suffice at the King Power.
Leicester: Lacking goals
Claude Puel has called for his side to become more clinical in front of goal.
This has certainly becoming an issue for the former Premier League champions, who are now without a win in November.
On Friday, the Foxes squandered a number of golden opportunities, as they were held by a struggling West Ham United side.
Jamie Vardy has managed just one goal in his last seven appearances, something Puel’s side will be needing him to change should they hope to take part of the spoils here.
Tottenham: Struggling to break teams down
Spurs managed to put six goals combined past both Dortmund and Madrid at Wembley, but when it came to Burnley, Swansea, Bournemouth, Palace and West Brom combined they managed two fewer.
Tottenham have seemingly struggled to break down the league’s bottom half sides, an issue Mauricio Pochettino must address.
The Argentine has already shown that he is capable of adapting the way in which he altered his tactics to overcome their Wembley hoodoo in Europe.
He must now find a way of overcoming sides who sit deep and make themselves tricky to break down.
This is likely to be the case when they go after the Foxes on Tuesday, who are excepted to frustrate Spurs for large periods.
Leicester team news vs Tottenham
The Foxes are only without Robert Huth and Matty James, who are expected to return at the start of next month.
Tottenham team news vs Leicester
Harry Winks is a doubt after coming down with an illness.
Erik Lamela is in contention to finally make his long-awaited comeback, having seen his return halted by the birth of his first child.
Also set to return is Danny Rose, who was absent from Spurs’ squad on the weekend.
However, Tottenham are still without both Toby Alderweireld and Victor Wanyama who are excepted to be out until after the new year.