Tottenham 0-1 Leicester (13.01.2016) Live Commentary

90+5′
We have seen an attractive offensive game and the fans have no reason to be upset. We were watching very balanced game in last 90 minutes. The home team made a lot of passes and attempted to maintain possession.The away side’s tactic was what is called kick and rush football.
90+5′
There will be no more action in this match because the referee has signalled that it has finished.
90+4′
One of the Tottenham players harshly tackled his opponent, and he conceded a foul for that.
90+3′
Looks like Nathan Dyer (Leicester) is struggling after picking up a knock. We will see if he can run that off.
90+2′
Joshua Onomah (Tottenham) sends a chip pass into the box, but Kasper Schmeichel (Leicester) is quickest to intercept the ball.
90′
4 min. of stoppage-time to be played.
90′
Here is a change. Eric Dier is going off and Mauricio Pochettino gives the last tactical orders to Joshua Onomah (Tottenham).
90′
Substitution. Nathan Dyer (Leicester) in, Riyiad Mahrez out.
90′
Leicester commit a foul, holding, and the referee reaches for the whistle.
88′
A great teamplay by Tottenham as they control the ball with a lot of short passes. Patience is the key if they want to find a gap in the defence to score.
83′
Christian Fuchs takes the corner and it is Robert Huth (Leicester), who manages to jump highest near the area of the penalty spot and to plant a brilliant header into the top left corner. The score is 0:1.
83′
Christian Fuchs (Leicester) is heading toward the corner flag to execute the set piece.
83′
The ball is cleared after Marc Albrighton (Leicester) attempted to dribble past an opposing player. The ball is out-of-play. Leicester will have a chance to score from a corner.
82′
Here’s the change. Thomas Carroll left the pitch, and Heung-Min Son (Tottenham) came on as a substitute.
81′
The attendance for today’s match is 35850.
79′
Eric Dier (Tottenham) is shown a yellow card after a horrible tackle.
79′
Lee Mason blows the whistle. Eric Dier (Tottenham) committed a foul when he hit the opponent’s legs instead of the ball.
79′
Dele Alli (Tottenham) produces a ferocious strike from the edge of the box. His dangerous effort, directed towards the bottom right corner, is blocked by Kasper Schmeichel (Leicester) who pulls off a superb save to keep the ball out of the net.
77′
Substitution. Shinji Okazaki will be replaced by Andy King (Leicester).
76′
Leonardo Ulloa (Leicester) is the first to arrive to a rebounded ball inside the penalty area and unleashes a quick strike towards the bottom right corner. One of the defenders makes a stop on the goal line instead of the keeper.
76′
Marc Albrighton (Leicester) is the first to arrive to a rebounded ball inside the penalty area and unleashes a quick low strike towards the middle of the goal, but one of the defenders makes a superb goal-line clearance.
76′
Riyiad Mahrez (Leicester) collects a pass on the edge of the box and unleashes a shot which is brilliantly blocked by a defender.
75′
Some neat passing and movement from Leicester as they are producing short passes in order to create a new attacking opportunity.
75′
Close! Erik Lamela (Tottenham) picks it up in space and from inside the penalty area sends a shot that sails narrowly over the bar.
75′
The statistic for corner kicks – 16:7.
74′
Daniel Drinkwater (Leicester) steps up to take the corner, but the ball sails only among the defenders.
74′
Riyiad Mahrez (Leicester) slaloms his way past challenges, but an opposing player does well to get the ball away. Leicester have been awarded a corner kick.
73′
Erik Lamela (Tottenham) works the corner short.
72′
Tottenham are passing the ball across the pitch and keep possession. However, the opponent intercepts one pass, and the situation changes. The assistant referee makes a right call and Tottenham will have a corner.
71′
Mauricio Pochettino has decided to substitute Christian Eriksen and he is replaced by Moussa Dembele (Tottenham).
71′
The manager has decided to make a substitution and Leonardo Ulloa (Leicester) walks off the pitch to be replaced by Jamie Vardy.
70′
The resulting corner, taken by Christian Eriksen (Tottenham), comes to nothing.
70′
Dele Alli (Tottenham) fails to send a pass into the box. His effort is cut out. Tottenham win a corner.
69′
Christian Eriksen (Tottenham) fails to deliver a decent cross from the corner and the ball goes out-of-play.
69′
Thomas Carroll (Tottenham) sends a cross into the box that is cleared. The ball is out-of-play. Tottenham win a corner kick.
68′
Erik Lamela (Tottenham) works the corner short instead of sending the ball into the penalty area.
68′
Erik Lamela (Tottenham) looks to break free, but an opposing player clears. Tottenham will take a corner kick.
65′
Erik Lamela (Tottenham) takes the corner but fails to find any of his teammates.
65′
The corner from Erik Lamela (Tottenham) is hurriedly cleared. The ball goes out-of-play. Tottenham are awarded a corner kick.
64′
Harry Kane (Tottenham) sends a cross into the box, but the opposition’s defence quickly intercepts the ball. The main referee points to the corner flag, Tottenham will take a corner.
63′
Christian Eriksen (Tottenham) takes the corner which is cleared by the opposition’s defence.
63′
Tottenham get a corner.
63′
What a sweet touch by Harry Kane (Tottenham) after latching on to a fine pass on the edge of the box! He finds some space and unleashes a low drive right in the middle of the net. The goalkeeper pushes the ball with an excellent reflex save onto the post.
61′
Thomas Carroll (Tottenham) cracks a volley from just outside the box and his bad shot goes way wide of the right post. It will be a goal kick.
61′
Jamie Vardy (Leicester) dribbles into the box, but Hugo Lloris is quick enough to come off his line and stop him.
61′
The free kick from long range. Erik Lamela (Tottenham) sends over a cross but the defence is alert.
60′
Daniel Drinkwater (Leicester) with an overly-aggressive challenge, and referee Lee Mason blows his whistle for a foul. A free kick is given to Tottenham.
59′
Christian Fuchs (Leicester) takes the free kick but it is cleared by the first man.
58′
Harry Kane (Tottenham) should know this behaviour is beyond the rules. He was too careless with his challenge and made Lee Mason blow the whistle. Leicester will take a free kick nearby the side line.
57′
The ball is whipped in from the corner by Erik Lamela (Tottenham), but one of the defenders gets it clear.
57′
Erik Lamela (Tottenham) connects with an accurate pass inside the box and fires the ball to the bottom right corner, but one of the defending players steps in to block the effort. The referee blows his whistle, Tottenham are awarded a corner kick.
54′
Christian Eriksen (Tottenham) steps up to take a free kick and sends it in, but the opposition’s defence is alert and clears the ball to safety.
54′
Wes Morgan (Leicester) makes a harsh challenge and Lee Mason calls for a foul. Tottenham are given a free kick. Will they create a chance from this?
52′
Christian Fuchs (Leicester) takes the corner kick but the ball finds only the head of an opponent.
52′
Erik Lamela (Tottenham) attempts to find a head of one of his teammates with a promising cross into the box. The defence manages to outjump the attacking players and to avert the threat. The ball is out-of-play and Tottenham manage to earn a corner.
52′
This one will not go through. Jamie Vardy (Leicester) lines up a shot from the edge of the box and goes for goal, but the effort is well blocked by a defender. The ball goes out-of-play. Leicester are awarded a corner kick.
51′
Marc Albrighton (Leicester) takes the corner with a short pass.
51′
Riyiad Mahrez (Leicester) can’t slip the ball through and the move breaks down. The ball goes out-of-play. Leicester have been awarded a corner kick.
51′
This corner is not going into the box. Marc Albrighton (Leicester) decides to take it with a short pass.
51′
Decent spell from Leicester here and they’re keeping the pressure on, until one of the defending players comes in. Leicester force a corner. Their opponent will face another attacking threat.
51′
Excellent touch by Daniel Drinkwater (Leicester)! He latches on to a precious pass on the edge of the box but produces a miskick that goes high above the bar. Poor effort.
50′
A horde of the players are waiting inside the penalty area for a cross from the corner, but Christian Fuchs (Leicester) takes it with a short pass.
50′
Marc Albrighton (Leicester) produces a quality pass into the box, the opposition’s defence intercepts the ball and spanks it away. Corner kick. Leicester will have an opportunity.
50′
Christian Fuchs (Leicester) puts a cross into the box from the free kick, but the defender gets there first.
49′
Harry Kane (Tottenham) commits a foul after bringing down his opponent with a slide tackle. A free kick for Leicester. They most likely won’t attempt to directly endanger the goal with this one.
48′
Erik Lamela (Tottenham) was too harsh with his tackle which made Lee Mason interrupt the game and signal for a set piece.
47′
The resulting corner from Erik Lamela (Tottenham) only finds one of the defenders, who heads it out of danger.
47′
The ball is cleared after Erik Lamela (Tottenham) attempted to dribble past an opposing player. The main referee and his assistant both point at the corner flag. Tottenham will have an opportunity to endanger the opposition’s goal.
46′
The players are back out on the pitch following the half-time break and the second half is about to start.
45+2′
Both sides have been very active through the first half, providing the fans with an exciting show. During the first half of the game, we have witnessed the ascendency of the hosting team which have been more precise and effective. The home players have grown confidence to string together more passes and to keep the ball on their feet. The visiting side rely on their defence and counter-attacks.
45+2′
There will be nothing more to see in the first half. The whistle blowing of Lee Mason has ended it.
45′
1 additional min. will be played.
43′
Marc Albrighton (Leicester) delivers a poor cross from a free kick as one of the defenders comfortably clears it away.
42′
Lee Mason calls for a foul. Christian Eriksen (Tottenham) comitted a foul as he was too aggressive in the battle for the ball. Leicester are awarded a free kick.
41′
Nothing comes of the resulting corner from Erik Lamela (Tottenham). The defence is alert and manages to cut it out.
40′
Erik Lamela (Tottenham) swings in the corner, but it’s comfortably cleared away. The main referee and one of his assistants signal for a corner kick. It will be taken by Tottenham.
40′
Dele Alli (Tottenham) produces a solo run, but he fails to create a chance as the opposition player cuts him out. Now Tottenham with a corner.
39′
Dele Alli (Tottenham) with a teasing cross into the area, but Kasper Schmeichel (Leicester) intercepts the ball.
37′
Christian Eriksen (Tottenham) clips a neat ball into the box in the direction of Harry Kane (Tottenham), but he can’t get on the end of a pass.
35′
Dele Alli (Tottenham) receives a good pass just outside the box, unleashes a strike from a promising position, but the shot is thwarted by the defender.
35′
Danny Simpson (Leicester) commits a minor foul to interrupt the attacking move of his opponent and is warned by the referee that he will not get away without a yellow card if he does it again.
33′
Erik Lamela (Tottenham) fails to pick a body out in the box with a over-hit chip pass.
32′
Lee Mason blows the whistle. Wes Morgan (Leicester) commits a foul after a dangerous play.
31′
Christian Eriksen (Tottenham) has a good chance to score with a mid-range attempt after collecting a pass. He fires to the right side of the goal, but he can’t generate enough power to trouble Kasper Schmeichel.
31′
Harry Kane (Tottenham) doesn’t send a cross into the box from the corner. He passes the ball to his teammate next to him.
30′
Erik Lamela (Tottenham) collects a pass and has an effort from distance which is blocked. The referee points to the corner flag. Tottenham are given a corner.
28′
Harry Kane (Tottenham) hits the ball with his hand after failing to control it and the referee blows his whistle for a foul.
27′
Marc Albrighton (Leicester) flights in the cross, but the defender is alert and clears to safety.
27′
Christian Fuchs (Leicester) quickly takes the corner kick with a short pass.
26′
The defence clears the ball to safety after a dangerous cross from the corner, taken by Marc Albrighton (Leicester). The ball is out-of-play. Leicester have been awarded a corner kick.
26′
Daniel Drinkwater (Leicester) fashions a shot from the edge of the box after receiving an accurate pass. Hugo Lloris makes a stunning save and denies the effort which is headed for the right side of the goal. Leicester forced their opponent to concede a corner.
25′
Christian Eriksen (Tottenham) brings an opponent down and Lee Mason interrupts the game.
23′
Ngolo Kante (Leicester) misses a rebound from the penalty spot. The ball flies just a few inches over the bar.
23′
Ngolo Kante (Leicester) delivers a long ball, but it lacks enough power to reach his teammates and is intercepted by one of the defenders.
23′
Ngolo Kante (Leicester) is producing a lively performance. He is causing problems and wanting the ball at every opportunity.
22′
A player from Tottenham pulled an opponent down, making the referee blow the whistle.
22′
Daniel Drinkwater (Leicester) takes a mid-range free kick in attempt to find one of his teammates with a cross, but the goalkeeper gets to it first and climbs high to collect the ball.
21′
Lee Mason blows the whistle for a foul. Ben Davies (Tottenham) hacks down one of his opponents. That’s a free kick to Leicester.
19′
The current number of fouls conceded by both teams is 13:10.
18′
Shinji Okazaki (Leicester) is furious with himself as he misses a golden opportunity from inside the six-yard box. He sends a rebounded ball a few inches wide of the left post.
18′
Jamie Vardy (Leicester) was just about to receive a beautiful pass into a promising position. However, one of the defenders makes a timely clearance.
17′
Marc Albrighton (Leicester) put a cross into the box which wasn’t a bad decision, but he failed to achieve what he wanted as none of his teammates managed to meet it.
16′
Erik Lamela (Tottenham) came with a sweet piledriver. He controlled a pass, glanced at the goal and fired from the edge of the box. It could have been a difficult one for the keeper, but he only hit one of the defenders off whom the ball bounced away.
15′
One of the players from Tottenham times his run too early, and the referee blows his whistle for offside.
14′
Harry Kane races towards the box before laying off to Eric Dier (Tottenham), who picks it up and from the edge of the box blazes his shot well over the bar.
13′
Ben Davies (Tottenham) attempted to create a dangerous situation in front of the goal by putting a cross into the box, but the outcome differed from his intention, and no danger occurred.
12′
Toby Alderweireld (Tottenham) didn’t manage to convert the resulting corner kick into a goal. He produced a header from a dangerous position inside the box, but he sent it well over the bar.
12′
There’s an opportunity for Erik Lamela (Tottenham) to deliver the ball into the box from a corner.
12′
The corner, delivered by Christian Eriksen (Tottenham), is intercepted by Kasper Schmeichel. The ball goes behind for a corner. Tottenham will have an opportunity to endanger the opposition’s goal.
11′
Toby Alderweireld (Tottenham) outjumps the defence to meet the resulting corner and heads the ball towards the top left corner. The long-range header is not powerful enough, and the keeper comfortably makes a save. Good work from Tottenham as they win a corner.
11′
Erik Lamela (Tottenham) steps up to send the ball in.
11′
Erik Lamela (Tottenham) sends a pass into the box, but his attempt is thwarted and cleared. Tottenham get a chance to score from a corner kick.
10′
Tottenham are bossing possession at the moment by exchanging some precise passes from player to player.
9′
Ngolo Kante (Leicester) delivers a fine lofted cross into the penalty area which is cleared by an opposing player. The ball is out-of-play. Leicester will take a throw-in.
7′
Neat link-up between Dele Alli (Tottenham) and Harry Kane, but Kasper Schmeichel reads the game well and the move breaks down.
6′
Good team movement sets up Dele Alli (Tottenham) on the edge of the box, but he slices the ball narrowly wide of the right post.
5′
Harry Kane (Tottenham) is forced to stop his attacking move after the linesman signals for offside.
3′
Erik Lamela (Tottenham) takes the corner but fails to find any of his teammates. The ball is easily cleared out of danger.
3′
Christian Eriksen (Tottenham) sends a killer pass from the edge of the box, but one of the defenders reacts at the last minute and thwarts his effort. Tottenham earn a corner.
2′
Kasper Schmeichel makes a brilliant save! Christian Eriksen (Tottenham) weaves easily through the defence and fires the ball from mid-range. His low shot goes towards the middle of the goal, but it is denied by the mentioned goalkeeper!
1′
Jamie Vardy (Leicester) races towards goal but the defender gets back well to make a challenge.
1′
Here we go, today’s match is starting right now.
The players are out at last! Leicester will take the kick-off.
Let us introduce today’s referee to you, and it is Lee Mason.
The starting lineups of both teams are already revealed and you can check them out in the details of this match.
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