Tottenham down Leicester to stay in Premier League title hunt

Goals from Davinson Sanchez, Christian Eriksen and Son Heung-min helped Tottenham Hotspur down Leicester City 3-1 in an entertaining Premier League match at Wembley Stadium on Sunday.

Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris saves a penalty shot from Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy at Wembley on Sunday.Credit:AP

Tottenham went ahead through Sanchez, who scored his first goal for the London club by meeting Eriksen’s whipped cross with a diving header in the 33rd minute. Leicester’s players complained Sanchez was in an offside position but found no suport from the referee.

Tottenham Hotspur's Davinson Sanchez in action against Leicester City.

Tottenham Hotspur’s Davinson Sanchez in action against Leicester City.Credit:AP

Leicester missed the chance to equalise on the hour mark when substitute Jamie Vardy’s penalty – his first touch after coming on – was pushed away by Hugo Lloris after Jan Vertonghen was adjudged to have fouled James Maddison in the box.

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