The Best And The Worst Rated Leicester Players From Their 1-1 Draw Against Tottenham

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Claudio Ranieri’s Leicester side faced Tottenham at White Hart Lane and gave a decent account for themselves. Having starting the season slowly, the Foxes are slowly clawing their way back up the table. They might not be able to replicate last season’s success, but they should look to climb up as high as they can to restore some kind of respectability to their campaign.

Leicester are doing well in the Champions League and another win in Europe’s premier competition might send Ranieri’s men into the last 16, which would be quite an achievement for them. In the game against Tottenham, Leicester were flat in the first half and didn’t express themselves much. The second half was a different story as they came out with their tails up and scored the equalizer 3 minutes into the second half. They threatened throughout the second half and improved on their first half showing.

Kasper Schmeichel – 6

Was kept busy throughout the game. Saved well repeatedly to keep Leicester in the game.

Danny Simpson- 7

Did excellently well to keep the in-form Heung- Min Son at bay. Got forward rarely on invitation. Certainly looks a better bet than Luis Hernandez at right back.

Wes Morgan – 7

Looked to be commanding again and the partnership with Huth played a part again as they held out for a draw. Leicester will be hoping for more such performances from the skipper.

Robert Huth – 6

Brought Janssen down clumsily and conceded a penalty. Didn’t set a foot wrong apart from that moment and did well ever since to keep Tottenham out thereafter.

Christian Fuchs – 6.5

The Austrian put in an assured performance as he got forward quite a bit too. On getting forward, his service was excellent. Had chances to blast it in from long range but couldn’t add to his long-range screamer against Crystal Palace last weekend.

Riyad Mahrez – 5.5 (Albrighton 72, 6)

His prospective influence on the game was diligently stifled out by Kyle Walker. The Algerian doesn’t impact games like he did last season anymore and he should be looking to get back to his best form.

Danny Drinkwater – 7.5

An excellent performance from the former Manchester United man as he did a spending job by spraying passes around and getting himself involved in attacking forays for Leicester.

Andy King – 6

A hard-working performance from the Welshman as he along Drinkwater did well to negate the threat that Tottenham’s midfield posed at times.

Ahmed Musa – 7 (Schlupp 68, 6)

Did well to run into the box to score his goal from Vardy’s cross. By doing so he added to his goal from last weekend against Crystal Palace. Was brought off after he took a knock in the lead-up to his goal.

Shinji Okazaki – 6 (Ulloa  78, 4)

The Japanese attacker put in a hard-working performance as he covered nearly every blade of grass on the pitch. Linked up well with his fellow attackers.

Jamie Vardy – 6.5

Looks to be getting back to his best but needs a goal or two to make him feel like the Vardy from last season who dispatched almost anything in his sight. This season has been different though. Assisted Musa for his goal and put in a decent performance.

 

Subs unused – Zieler, Hernandez, Gray, Amartey

Written by Vamsi Krishna

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