Leicester v Tottenham team news & stats

Date published: Thursday 1st January 1970 12:00

Leicester v Tottenham team news & stats

Gokhan Inler could make his debut for Leicester, who remain without Matty James but should have available Christian Fuchs after illness.
Tottenham are also likely to have a debutant feature in the shape of Clinton N’Jie, but Andros Townsend misses out with an ankle injury.
Harry Kane, however, has recovered from a tight calf which saw him substituted during last weekend’s 2-2 draw against Stoke.
Opta stats
Leicester City have won four successive home games – they haven’t won five in a row in the top flight since April 1984.
Leicester City have never won their opening three matches to a top-flight season.
Tottenham have won 10 points from a possible 12 in their last four Premier League games against the Foxes (W3 D1).
Harry Kane has scored four Premier League goals against Leicester City, more than versus any other opponent.
Kane scored a hat-trick in the last meeting between these two sides (March 2015), his only PL treble to date.
The Foxes’ Riyad Mahrez has scored five goals in his last five Premier League appearances.
Mahrez has attempted eight shots (excluding blocked) in the opening two match days of 2015-16, more than any other player in the Premier League.
Leicester have won 28 Premier League points since April 1, 2015, more than any other side.
Despite winning all six points available so far this season, Leicester City have completed fewer passes in their opening two games than any other side (407).
Tottenham have conceded more penalties than any other Premier League side since the start of last season (8).
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