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Leicester 0-2 Tottenham: Son Heung-Min curls superb opener before Delli Alli powers in diving header

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Leicester 0-2 Tottenham: Son Heung-Min curls spectacular opener before Delli Alli powers in diving header to secure three points for SpursSon Heung-Min opened the scoring with a brilliant curled effort struck after cutting in from the left Dele Alli then doubled advantage with diving header at  the back post, converting Son's impressive crossTottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino started Harry Kane from the bench but he came on in the second half Leicester battled hard but lacked the cutting edge to trouble the visitors who ran out comfortable winners

Tottenham earned three points away at Leicester after two fine goals saw Mauricio Pochettino's side get over the line.

Son Heung-Min scored a brilliant goal to break the deadlock, cutting inside from the left and curling past Kasper Schmeichel. Dele Alli then doubled the lead with a header at the back post for Spurs' second.

The Foxes battled hard but lacked the quality in the final third to trouble Tottenham's organised defence. 

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Dele Alli scored the second goal  of the game with a diving header, converting from close range at the back post

Kasper Schmeichel couldn't react to the power of the header as Spurs took full control of the game in the second half

Harry Winks and Alli celebrated as the Leicester fans inside King Power Stadium fell silent after the second goal

Spurs ensured they kept pace with their rivals by earning a hard-earned three points away from home

Son Heung-Min wheeled away in celebration after firing a brilliant curled effort in to give Tottenham the lead

The South Korean enjoyed his powerful effort and Moussa Sissoko congratulated him with a hug after the goal

Son cut inside on his left foot and bent in an unstoppable shot that left Kasper Schmeichel with no chance

Spurs battled hard and came up with their reward just before half-time as they headed in with the advantage

Demarai Gray twists and turns his way out of trouble under pressure from Ben Davis and Harry Winks

Wilfried Ndidi unleashes  a powerful shot from long range but failed to trouble Hugo Lloris in goal 

Claude Puel came out to the technical area after seeing his Leicester side fall behind in the game in the first half

Schmeichel appealed to his defenders after he became exposed at the back for Tottenham's second goal of the game

Alli was a constant menace for the opposition and looked sharp from the off with willingness to take players on

England and Leicester defender Ben Chilwell shrugs off the attentions of powerful Spurs midfielder Moussa Sissoko

Marc Albrighton was showed a yellow card by referee Craig Pawson for a clumsy challenge on the goal-scorer

MATCH FACTS,  LIVE TABLE AND MATCHZONE 

Leicester: 

Schmeichel, Pereira, Morgan, Evans, Chilwell, Mendy, Iborra, Ndidi, Gray. Iheanacho, Maddison

Unused Substitutes:

Albrighton, Ward, Maguire, Okazaki, Fuchs, Ghezzal, Choudhury

Bookings:

Goals: 

Tottenham:

Lloris, Aurier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Davies, Dier, Winks, Sissoko, Alli, Son Heung-Min, Lucas Moura

Unused Substitutes:

Rose, Kane, Nkoudou, Walker-Peters, Gazzaniga, Eriksen, Skipp

Bookings:

Goals: Son, Alli

Referee: Craig Pawson

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Son Heung-Min scored the opening goal  with a brilliant strike from outside the box. Click here for more from our Matchzone feature.

 




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