Leicester City vs Tottenham Hotspur: Premier League Stats, Records, Head to Head and everything to know

The previous meeting between these two sides was less than five months ago, which ended 6-2 in favour of Spurs, courtesy of Son-Heung-min's second-half hat-trick.

Harry Kane in a file photo; Credit: Twitter/ @SpursOfficial
By Sreejith C R | Feb 10, 2023 | 2 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

Leicester City will host Tottenham Hotspur in a Premier League fixture at King Power Stadium on Saturday. The previous meeting between these two sides was less than five months ago, which ended 6-2 in favour of Spurs. Meanwhile, both teams are heading into the match on the back of victories in their respective previous outings. The hosts defeated Aston Villa 4-2 last Saturday, while Spurs secured a thrilling 1-0 win over reigning champions Manchester City, a day later. As of now, Tottenham are occupying fifth spot in the English top tier standings, having collected 39 points from 22 games, just one adrift of fourth-placed Newcastle United, who have a game in hand. The Foxes, meanwhile, are languishing at the 14th position, with 21 points to their name from as many games, just three clear of the relegation zone. 

Leicester have managed to register two wins and one defeat from their last three outings across all competition. After a thrilling 2-2 draw at home against sixth-placed Brighton & Hove Albion on January 21, Brendan Rodgers’ side edged past lower division side Walsall (1-0) in the FA Cup fourth round contest at Bescot Stadium, a week later. Kelechi Iheanacho’s 88th-minute effort separated the two sides and helped Leicester enter the last-8 of the competition. Last time out, Leicester defeated Aston Villa courtesy of goals from James Maddison, Iheanacho, Tete and Denis Praet. It was their sixth top flight victory of the season.

Tottenham, on the other hand, defeated Man City in the last match, through Harry Kane’s 15th-minute strike. It was the English striker’s 267th goal for Spurs, surpassing the great Jimmy Greaves and becoming the all-time top goal-scorer for the North London club. Tottenham delivered a solid defensive performance at home to keep a clean sheet and protect the slender lead. Meanwhile, Spurs finished the match with 10 men after defender Christian Romero received a red card in the 87th-minute. It was Spurs’ second consecutive league-win and 12th one this season. 

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Leicester City vs Tottenham Hotspur: Premier League Records, Stats & Goals

The previous meeting between these two sides produced an eight-goal thriller at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Spurs won the match 6-2, courtesy of Son Heung-min’s hat-trick and one goal each from Harry Kane, Eric Dier and Rodrigo Bentancur. It was the 88th contest between the two clubs and Spurs have a clear advantage in the head-to-head record with 47 victories, compared to just 28 for Leicester.  

Key DetailsStats
Total Matches88
Leicester City wins28
Tottenham Hotspur wins47
Total Leicester City goals133
Total Tottenham Hotspur goal181
Biggest Leicester City win3-0 (1997)
Biggest Tottenham Hotspur win6-0 (1959)

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