Tottenham vs Leicester City: Vardy scores as Foxes defeat Spurs by 2-0

Tottenham vs Leicester City: Vardy scores as Foxes defeat Spurs by 2-0

- Tottenham vs Leicester City saw the home side drop to third on the log following the 2-0 defeat

- Jamie Vardy scored the first and had a hand in the second goal as the Foxes recorded their ninth win of the season

- Jose Mourinho's men have now suffered their second loss in a matter of days as they slipped down on the table

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Tottenham vs Leicester city ended 2-0 in favour of the Foxes as Spurs lose grip on the Premier League table.

Jamie Vardy continued his good scoring form as he got the first while the Englishman forced Toby Alderweireld into an own goal

It was a lovely end-to-end stuff as both sides created chances from the blast of the whistle but they could not convert.

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Tottenham vs Leicester City: Vardy scores as Foxes defeat Spurs by 2-0
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But in the fourth minute of injury time of the first half, Serge Aurier fouled James Justin in the box as the referee had to take a second look at it on the VAR before awarding the penalty.

And Vardy made no mistake in the finish as he scored his 11th goal of the season to make it 1-0 for Brendan Rodgers' side.

Leicester would have been 2-0 up after James Madison latched on to a pass from Mark Albrighton to score a superb goal but the VAR ruled it as an offside.

But right on the hour mark, the Foxes were 2-0 up as Vardy headed straight at Alderweireld who put the ball into the back of his own net as it counted as an own goal.

The team from the King Power were the more comfortable side as they maintained possession and breaking down all forms of Spurs attack.

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Harry Kane had his shot saved by Kasper Schmeichel as another header from the Englishman went into the hands of the Danish goalkeeper.

Spurs' effort in pulling one back were futile as Leicester caught the Lily Whites on a counter attack on several occasions as it ended 2-0.

Jose Mourinho's side dropped to third as Everton move into second place and Leicester maintain the last Champions League spot on the Premier League table.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Jamie Vardy's relationship with his Nigerian teammates at Leicester City has had a positive effect on his pidgin language.

The England striker scored the winner against Sheffield United at Bramall Lane to maintain their top-five status in the Premier League.

However, while the Englishman was celebrating he slid through the corner flag which got broken because it was made of plastic.

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