Match Preview – Leicester City (H)

Tottenham take-on yet another cup game this week, as Leicester City travel to a White Hart Lane in the FA Cup 4th Round. The Foxes have been yet another victim of Christian Eriksen’s killer winners this season, and should Spurs continue their good cup form, this home time will be difficult for the visitors.

Venue: White Hart Lane

Kick-Off: 3pm

Television Coverage: Not televised

Match facts (via BBC Sport)

• This is the 10th time these sides have been drawn together in the FA Cup, with Tottenham progressing seven times and Leicester twice to date.
• Tottenham have won the FA Cup eight times, most recently in 1991.
• Leicester have never won the FA Cup but have finished runners-up on four occasions, most recently in 1969.
• Leicester manager Nigel Pearson captained Middlesbrough in the 1997 final, when they were beaten by Chelsea.

Team News

Erik Lamela, Federico Fazio and Vlad Chiriches return to action this weekend. Nabil Bentaleb remains absent due to his involvement in the African Cup of Nations, whilst Nacer Chadli is still away on compassionate leave.

Predictions

Starting XI – Vorm, Dier, Kaboul, Chiriches, Davies, Stambouli, Paulinho, Lamela, Townsend, Soldado, Adebayor

Score – Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 Leicester City

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