Paul Merson reveals his prediction for Tottenham v Leicester

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It was Spurs who struck first after 33 minutes, though.

Puel opted to leave Vardy on the bench, but the former England striker came on to take Leicester's penalty after James Maddison was fouled.

Llorente pounced on Ricardo Pereira's poor clearance and teed up Eriksen for a superb strike from the edge of the area for his first goal since January 1. But they did get one back on 73 minutes, Tielemans finding Pereira down the right and his low cross was poked in from close range by Vardy.

Just as Leicester pressed for an equalizer, Son Heung-min scored a breakaway goal, racing clear from the halfway line and converting his 15th of the campaign in the first minute of stoppage time.

What does it mean?

The Lilywhites now find themselves five points behind second-placed Liverpool FC as they look to try and keep themselves in the title race.

Leicester squandered a string of chances, though - including a missed penalty from Jamie Vardy - and Pochettino acknowledged that it was a win they ground out without being on top form. Leicester will believe they can cause another upset.

Mauricio Pochettino has gone with a back four with Davinson Sanchez starting alongside Jan Vertonghen meaning Toby Alderweireld is given a rest. He also took his goal well with a clever header.

Trippier, in particular, has been criticised by Spurs fans this season.

Aguero should have had even more than three as the Argentine missed a glorious early chance and hit the bar in the second-half in a humiliating afternoon for Maurizio Sarri's men.

- Tottenham against Leicester has now joined the Sheffield derby as the most played top-flight fixture without ever recording a goalless draw (84 meetings).

Son has now become the fourth Spurs player to be booked for diving this season and, when Pochettino was asked whether his side are being unfairly targeted, he replied: "I don't understand why, if that's what you say".

- Gray (22y 226d) made his 100th Premier League appearance in this match - only Emile Heskey (21y 114d) played his 100th game for the Foxes in the competition at a younger age.

But Lloris stepped up when it mattered most with an excellent save, a pivotal moment as we went 2-0 up minutes later, giving ourselves a platform to go on and win the game.

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