Tottenham Hotspur lost to Leicester City.
Tottenham Hotspur lost 1-4 to Leicester City in a confrontation in the 23rd round of the English Premier League (EPL) in the 2022-23 season held at King Power Stadium in Leicester, England on the 12th at 0:00 am (Korean time). As a result, after the victory over Manchester City, Tottenham failed to win three consecutive wins and remained in fifth place with 39 points. Leicester, on the other hand, moved up to 13th with 24 points.
Leicester used a 4-2-3-1 formation. Iheanacho, Barnes, Tete, Madison, Dewsbury-Hall, Mendy, Christiansen, Pas, Suta and Castagne started and Ward wore goalkeeper gloves. Against this, Tottenham responded with a 3-4-3 formation. Kane, Son Heung-min, Kulusevski, Perisic, Bentancur, Hojbjerg, Poro, Davies, Dyer, Tanganga started and Foster kept the goal. 메이저놀이터
[First half] Tottenham’s early goal, but…
Tottenham led the early game. In the 2nd minute of the first half, Tottenham, who tried to press hard on the front, took the ball and received Perisic’s pass and Bentancur pushed it, but it floated over the goal. In the 5th minute of the first half, in Leicester’s free kick opportunity, Madison closed it with his right foot, but it went off to the right.
Tottenham’s offensive continued. In the 11th minute of the first half, during Tottenham’s counterattack, Perisic moved forward after receiving Tottenham’s penetrating pass and hit a shot with his left foot, but missed. Tottenham kept knocking on the Leicester goal. In the 13th minute of the first half, in Tottenham’s free kick situation, Perisic closed it with his left foot, but Ward cleared it.
Tottenham quickly took the lead. In the 14th minute of the first half, in Tottenham’s corner kick situation, Christiansen couldn’t properly kick it, and Bentancur responded quickly and pushed it.
Leicester turned the game around. In the 23rd minute of the first half, Mendy hit the ball that came out of Leicester’s corner with his right foot and split the net. Leicester immediately succeeded in reversing. In the 25th minute of the first half, Madison rushed after receiving a pass from Iheanacho. Then, in the 49th minute of the first half, Iheanacho broke through and kicked with his left foot to score an additional goal. The first half ended with Leicester leading 3-1.
[Second half] Allowed an additional goal, Tottenham lost
Tottenham tried to counterattack. Tottenham, who started aggressively several times with the start of the second half, but Leicester’s defensive organization was well prepared for it. In the 20th minute of the second half, Tottenham took out Bentancur and put in Sar to arrange physical strength.
Tottenham made a major change. In the 30th minute of the second half, coach Conte removed Perisic, Poro, and Tanganga and put Richarlison, Emerson, and Sanchez in for a change. Three minutes later, Kulusevski was removed and Danzuma was put in as well.
Tottenham looked for a comeback goal until the end. But the gap widened further. In the 36th minute of the second half, Barnes took space in front of the penalty box and pushed it with his right foot to make the score 4-1. In the 45th minute of the second half, Kane tried to connect the ball with a volley shot that flowed in front of the goal, but it was embraced in front of Ward. In the end, Tottenham, who knocked to the end, failed to score, and Leicester won 4-1.